FinTech Attorney (Cryptocurrency), Avocat FinTech (Crypto-monnaie), Yaoundé, Black Pen Recruitment

FinTech Attorney (Cryptocurrency), Avocat FinTech (Crypto-monnaie), Yaoundé, Black Pen Recruitment

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Job Description

FinTech Attorney (Cryptocurrency)

Are you an experienced attorney with insight into the world of Fintech? Someone who understands crypto and the blockchain space.

Our client, an American-based company is expanding globally by being one of the first movers to bring cryptocurrency to Africa and the Middle East at large. The mission is to make cryptocurrency/blockchain and other FinTech services more accessible, and affordable, than ever before. This dynamic company is looking to hire a FinTech Attorney.

Our client’s vision strives to form a committed team of forward-thinkers who collectively create a supportive, welcoming and highly innovative environment for all. Whilst driving business through technology.

Job Type: Full-Time | Remote


The ideal candidate is someone who has:

Law degree from a recognized institution. Strong preference for an LLM

Member of the Cameroon Bar Association

At least 6 years post call with 3 years of relevant experience in fin-tech or financial services

Considerable knowledge in OHADA business laws

Fluency in English and French

Legal experience in international matters required

Ability to explain and deliver technical solutions in a practical way

Ability to manage simultaneously multiple projects involving various stakeholders and to deliver results within deadlines

Ability to define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Experience in, and passion for, fintech, payments and, anti-money laundering

Familiarity with financial infrastructure, cybersecurity, and data privacy issues a plus

Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills

Strong skills in analysis, problem solving and resolving disputes

Flexibility and effective team skills

Ability to assess issues and clearly articulate solutions that achieve strategic and operational objectives

Ability to prepare memoranda, contracts and other legal documents that are clear and comprehensible

Able to represent our client before external constituencies in a way that reflects well on the organisation

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision


Provide support and legal advice to our client in meeting the legal needs of the organization spanning a variety of areas (including contracts, taxation, intellectual property, regulation, employment,  and other matters)

Offer legal guidance and advice for maintaining legal presence in several African jurisdictions most importantly, within the Francophone African countries, including local registration, corporate governance and regulatory requirements, and analyzing legal issues affecting company operations

Ensure intercompany agreements are maintained in place

Advise on applicable laws, rulings, and regulations of local, national and international laws

Oversee and manage company’s dispute resolution portfolio

Prepare, review and negotiate contracts, agreements, and other legal documents

Facilitate corporate governance for our client and liaise with the Director of Legal Services, including facilitating shareholder and board meetings and review applicable minutes and resolutions

Oversee compliance with contracts, policies and standards

Select and colaborate with external counsel, as needed

All CV’s to be submitted in English. If this sounds like the perfect job opportunity then apply today!

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