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Associate Counsel

  • New York
  • Legal
  • Full-time
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R3 is seeking a 1st-2nd year Associate Counsel to join our global in-house legal team. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, comfortable in ‘build mode’ who has interest in the emerging technology/ financial services industry. The right fit for our team must also thrive in a fast-paced start up environment that requires resourcefulness, attention to detail, running with projects, superior people skills, strong communication skills and the ability to both adapt quickly and multi-task. This role will be based in our New York office and will be an integral part of the legal team. If interested, apply including your resume, cover letter.

Qualifications

  • Excellent academic credentials
  • JD or LLM degree
  • Admission to New York State Bar
  • 1-2 years of experience at a global law firm or in-house
  • Highly commercially minded
  • Proven interest within the technology / financial technology space. Knowledge of the blockchain space from a legal perspective a plus
  • Some experience drafting and negotiating license agreements, other technology agreements, services agreements, strategic alliance agreement, vendor agreements
  • Some experience on advising on intellectual property and privacy and data security matters
  • Ability to collaborate closely with sales, finance, product, infosec, people and procurement teams on client and vendor matters
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to consistently and positively contribute in a fast-paced, changing work environment

At R3, we encourage a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you don’t meet all of the above criteria, but you think you’d be a great addition to R3, send us your CV. We’re always interested in meeting collaborative people who are excited to work with us.

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