Legal Director (Remote)


SORAMITSU is an award-winning financial technology company delivering blockchain-based solutions that represent the next-generation of fintech and DeFi for enterprises, universities, and governments.

Established in Japan in 2016. Currently employing over 100 people across the globe with offices in Switzerland, Russia, Cambodia, Thailand, Japan, Niue and Dubai.

We have many widely recognized projects in both institutional and crypto, including BakongFearless WalletKAGOMEFUHON, and of course, our core contributions to Hyperledger IrohaSORA and Polkaswap.

SORAMITSU was recognized as the “Central Bank Digital Currency Partner of the Year 2020” by Central Banking.

You can familiarize yourself with our various activities by visiting our homepage at or check out our Twitter profile.

Our distributed team is spread across Europe, Asia, Middle East, North America and Oceania. We use Telegram for communication, Zoom for meetings, Google Workspace and Notion for collaboration, and Jira, Confluence and GitHub to facilitate agile development processes in general.

SORAMITSU CO., LTD. / Legal Director (Remote)の求人情報

We are looking for an exceptional and self-directed legal superstar to support the Soramitsu group across legal issues affecting our ability to build for a decentralized tomorrow.

The role location is flexible. Working closely with executive teams, business stakeholders and colleagues globally.

You will play a key role in advising the Soramitsu group on a broad range of legal matters which includes but not limited to product roll-outs and strategic initiatives that will affect the future of our business.

You will also establish and manage legal policies and procedures and assist with the smooth running of legal operations to ensure that our business receives the highest quality legal advice as we continue to expand globally.

・Work closely with business executives to ensure compliance of our global operations with applicable payment services and financial services law and regulation and digital currency exchange best practices
・Provide legal support to the SORAMITSU Group companies which Includes responsibility for ensuring and advising on matters related to legal and regulatory compliance of new products and services, inter-company operating arrangements, commercial relationships, assisting the business in rolling out products and services to new jurisdictions
・Continuously assess operating risks and legal needs as the business grows
・Manage outside legal counsels effectively where they are engaged in connection with specific projects in various jurisdictions.
Salary and other benefits are TBD based on experience and fit.
Salary and other benefits are TBD based on experience and fit.
・Approximately 5-8 years of relevant corporate legal experience at a leading national firm, or comparable in house practice, with exposure to technology companies, preferably at a payment service firm or company in the decentralized space.
・Familiarity with financial services regulation and crypto asset regulation is preferred
・Exceptional professional judgment, and clear communication that can be exercised in a multicultural, global workplace
・Ability to manage complex projects involving coordination across multiple time zones, challenging legal issues and tight deadlines
・Ability to manage a large and varied time-sensitive workload and exercise excellent judgment, analytical rigour and commercial pragmatism. Offer clear practical legal advice to business executives across a broad range of matters with limited supervision
・Enthusiasm for and a basic understanding of digital currencies/blockchain
・Highly driven and proactive - keen to create process and structure and strive for continuous improvement
・Experience with technology companies (ideally Fintech) whether with clients while at a law firm or as an employee


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企業概要financial technology company