Legal Counsel (In-house)

Full Time @Animoca Brands in Legal & Compliance

Job Description

Animoca Brands, a Deloitte Tech Fast winner and ranked in the Financial Times list of High Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2021, is a leader in digital entertainment, blockchain, and gamification that is working to advance digital property rights. It develops and publishes a broad portfolio of products including the REVV token and SAND token; original games including The Sandbox, Crazy Kings, and Crazy Defense Heroes; and products utilizing popular intellectual properties including Disney, WWE, Snoop Dogg, The Walking Dead, Power Rangers, MotoGP™, and Formula E. The company has multiple subsidiaries, including The Sandbox, Blowfish Studios, Quidd, GAMEE, nWay, Pixowl, Forj, Lympo, Grease Monkey Games, and Eden Games. Animoca Brands has a growing portfolio of more than 200 investments in NFT-related companies and decentralized projects that are contributing to building the open metaverse, including Axie Infinity, OpenSea, Dapper Labs (NBA Top Shot), Yield Guild Games, Harmony, Alien Worlds, Star Atlas, and others. For more information visit www.animocabrands.com or follow on Twitter or Facebook.
Responsibilities 
– Draft and review a full range of commercial and legal documents, such as contracts relating to the production, development and publication of digital media and blockchain products (non-disclosure agreements, licensing agreements, distribution/publishing agreements, etc.) and contracts relating to investments and acquisitions (share purchase/subscription agreements, shareholders agreements, joint ventures agreement, SAFT/SAFE/KISS/convertible notes, etc.).
– Provide legal support and advice to the management team relating to the Group’s acquisition, production, distribution and sale of technology and digital media products.
– Advise on and update of company policies for compliance with all regulatory requirements.
– Provide support in company secretarial matters and IP portfolio management.
– Liaise and communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
– Assist in ad-hoc assignments and operational legal matters.
Requirements 
– Qualified lawyer, with 2 – 4 years PQE, with relevant experience gained in a reputable law firm or in-house environment.
– Hands-on experience in reviewing and drafting of various commercial and investment contracts with minimal supervision.
– Excellent in spoken and written English.
– Excellent interpersonal skills, positive attitude, adaptable, detail-minded and a team player.
Nice to Have
– A passion for NFT gaming, investments and a growth mindset are advantage
Working visa sponsorship and relocation allowance will be provided for non-Hong Kong candidates. 
If you feel you might be who we are looking for, please send your cover letter and CV. We regret that due to the large volumes of applications we receive, we can only respond to candidates who fit the brief.
 
Information provided will be treated in strict confidence and will only be used for recruitment-related purposes. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Information of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed after six months.
THE PERKS
 
– Dynamic and Multi-cultural work environment (15 nationalities and counting!)
– Token and NFT incentive schemes provided by Animoca Brands
– Flat company structure: your ideas get heard by the right people very quickly
– Casual work attire
– Opportunity to get involved in working with various subsidiary brands
– Benefits (Medical / Life / Transportation Allowances)