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Legal Consultant



Manila, Philippines
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Support the in-house legal counsel in specific legal areas like banking regulations and key functions like compliance. May be engaged on a part-time, flexible basis of around 10-20 hours a week (40-80 hours a month) but must be willing to provide substantive legal support.

Assist in-house legal counsel on the following projects and legal work:

  • Draft and negotiate legal documents like SAFTs and SAFEs in preparation for capital raising activities for several companies
  • Corporate restructuring of an offshore company and of a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) within an international context
  • Review of contracts and other legal documents or communications and audit of existing ones
  • Assist on compliance and government license applications with the SEC, BSP, etc.
  • Legal research on special projects such as those involving intellectual property law and securities or investment law
  • Monitor key regulatory developments in such areas (Philippines and other key jurisdictions like the US) both for proactive crisis management and commercial opportunities
  • on the drafting and creation of policies in compliance, marketing and communications review, data protection, AML and due diligence processes
  • Corporate housekeeping of various legal entities (Philippines and other jurisdictions) by auditing, maintaining and tracking records and files like board resolutions and agreements
  • Creation of crisis and contingency plans in anticipation of regulatory scrutiny or future litigation and disputes
  • Draft and negotiate employment agreements and assist in human resource functions
  • Help in the audit of marketing materials and communications for possible clean up and de-risking
  • Attend meetings or calls with the in-house counsel with the founders as needed
  • Licensed lawyer in the Philippines
  • Must be willing to engage in substantive legal work like review and drafting of contracts, legal research, etc. (not just an advisory role)


  • Work experience in any of the following:
    • As an associate of a top law firm (ACCRA, SycipLaw, Romulo) with a specific focus on banking, tax, corporate or commercial law
    • Tech or fintech company
    • Bank or major credit company
    • Government agencies like the SEC, BSP, or AML
  • Familiarity with the crypto industry or blockchain technology (e.g., may have invested in some assets in Binance or have participated in play-to-earn games)
  • HMO
  • Work From Home
  • Tokens
  • Leave Credits
  • Training & Development