Canopy (HK) (HK) - Employment Counsel

Entry Level
Hong Kong
Employment Counsel
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About Us was founded in 2016 on a simple belief: it's a basic human right for everyone to control their money, data and identity. With over 10 million users on its platform today, provides a powerful alternative to traditional financial services, turning its vision of "cryptocurrency in every wallet" into reality, one customer at a time. is built on a solid foundation of security, privacy and compliance and is the first cryptocurrency company in the world to have CCSS Level 3, ISO27001:2013 and PCI:DSS 3.2.1, Level 1 compliance. is headquartered in Hong Kong with a 900+ strong team.

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Who we're looking for (HK) is looking for a Employment Counsel to join the team!

What you will be doing
  • You will be part of the corporate legal team of
  • Primarily handles legal issues relating to employment matters;
  • Drafting, reviewing, and updating employment agreements, incentive agreements and other legal documentation;
  • Work with external counsels to ensure our employment arrangements comply with local labour laws in jurisdictions where we operate;
  • Coordinate with internal or external tax advisors to provide employment tax related advises
  • Advising on issues such as compensation, incentives, share schemes, regulatory changes, exits and discipline;
  • You will be expected to assist in other corporate legal matters from time to time, including intellectual properties, general procurement, and data protection, if needed, but you are not expected to be an expert in these areas.
Who you are
  • Qualified/licensed lawyer with minimum 3 of experience in employment advisory and handling contentious employment issues in a major law firm, large multi-national corporation or equivalent;
  • Experience in handling a full range of labor and employment issues in multiple jurisdictions;
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong organizational/project management skills, ability to handle high volume and balance competing demands;
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders;
  • Willingness to accommodate calls and meetings with different time zone when required; and
  • Able to identify problems, issue and able to propose solutions.
What we offer
  • We offer an attractive compensation package working in a cutting-edge field of combining cryptocurrency and financial services.
  • Huge responsibilities from Day 1. Be the owner of your own learning curve. The possibilities are limitless and depend on you.
  • You get to work in a very dynamic environment and be part of an international team.
  • Flexible working.

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