Legal & Compliance Officer - Switzerland

ABOUT US

Chiliz is a global fintech and blockchain company behind Socios.com the world’s first fan voting and rewards app. We have partnered with some of the most recognizable sports and esports brands in the world -  Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, Atlético de Madrid, OG, AS Roma, Galatasaray, Club Atlético Independiente, Manchester City FC, FC Barcelona, UFC, Apollon Limassol FC, Team Heretics and many more, to provide a blockchain-backed solution to boosting fan engagement. Our diverse and extraordinary team - that spans 20+ nationalities - are the driving force behind our success with creative thinking at the heart of anything and everything we do.

 

OUR BRANDS & CHANNELS

Chiliz ($CHZ) is our digital currency for blockchain-backed platforms and products, as well as mainstream users, which powers Socios.com.

Socios.com is the world's first fan voting and rewards platform. We produce digital assets called Fan Tokens for our partner teams, which fans use to vote in team-specific polls to earn rewards and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. 

Chiliz.net is a first-of-its-kind mobile and desktop crypto exchange for sports & entertainment products.

 

THE ROLE

In light of the current success and hypergrowth of Chiliz & Socios.com, we are now looking to recruit a Legal Counsel to join our team in Zurich - Switzerland. The chosen candidate will be responsible for assisting and supporting the department and achieving the results as laid out by the Head of Legal & Compliance.

 

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Assisting in day-to-day legal issues and duties whilst working closely with various business stakeholders.
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a variety of contracts, terms and conditions and other legal documentation and correspondence relating to the Company’s business.
  • Assist with developing and revising policies, procedures and practices to ensure full legal compliance with local regulations.
  • Liaising with external legal advisors, regulatory authorities and stakeholders.
  • Providing practical advice on all legal and compliance matters affecting the business.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory developments within or outside of the Company as well as evolving best practices in compliance control;
  • Assisting in the identification and mitigation of risks to which the Company may be exposed
  • Assess the business’ future ventures to identify possible compliance risks
  • Revise procedures and report any identified hidden risks or non-conformity issues.

 

Requirements 

  • A University degree in law.
  • Warranted lawyers will be given preference.
  • Candidates with a minimum of 3 year post-qualification experience in a law firm or as in-house counsel will be considered favourably.
  • A real team player with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to draft legal documents with minimal supervision.
  • Strong ability to organize and prioritise workload whilst meeting tight deadlines.
  • Proactive and self-motivated, with an eye for detail.
  • Confident communicator and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential, additional languages are a bonus.
  • Overall broad knowledge in commercial, corporate, AML and fintech law.  
  • Prior experience within a compliance function would be considered an asset 

 

WHAT WE OFFER

From working with some of the biggest and most recognisable sports teams in the world to creating unforgettable fan experiences, all while using blockchain technology, it’s never a dull day here at Chiliz. 

You have the flexibility to split your time between working from home or from our office in Zurich. We’re an extraordinary multi-cultural team spanning 20+ nationalities with ideas as diverse and interesting as we are. 

Professional and personal development are very important to us. Together with a supportive and collaborative working environment and great company perks, above all, we give you the chance to be a part of the future.