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Counsel

MoonPay

MoonPay

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Legal
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, December 1, 2023

About MoonPay 🌖💸

Hi, we’re MoonPay. We’re here to onboard the world to Web3.

Why? Because we think Web3 is a unique and democratizing technology. It gives people back control of their money, digital identity, data, and property like nothing else before it.

What we do

We’re the leading infrastructure company in Web3. This means we offer our partners everything from payment solutions (we call them 'Ramps') to minting software for digital collectibles, like NFTs. And over 16 million people around the world now trust our products — just take a look on Trustpilot.

We’re also big on collaborations. And we've worked on stunts, drops, and partnerships with some of the world's most prestigious and forward-thinking brands.

But that’s not all. At the start of 2023, we launched our own consumer app because we wanted to see if we could build a better Web3 account. It’s taken off in a big way, so we’re working to hone it further.

So whatever your background, we’re sure there’s something for you here. Come help us build the future of Web3 and digital ownership.

Locations Supported
Dublin, London

About the Opportunity ✍️

MoonPay is looking for an experienced Counsel to manage regulatory issues and support business teams across Europe, while proactively identifying solutions to mitigate risk. Reporting directly to the DGC and Head of Ireland this person will be an integral part of the company’s legal team helping to ensure MoonPay acts at all times in compliance with applicable regulations in the dynamic and evolving crypto and web3 landscape, while keeping fully informed of (i) relevant regulatory and policy developments, (ii) new product and service launches and the cross-functional impacts of those launches, and (iii) all relevant aspects of the European businesses.

What you will do…

  • Advise on a wide range of legal and regulatory issues relating to MoonPay’s products and services in the web3 space, in Europe and internationally, including MiCA licensing.

  • Advise on data processing and privacy issues, while helping enhance the company’s privacy program

  • Identify and manage regulatory risk.

  • Represent MoonPay in engagements with regulators.

  • Proactively monitor and assess the impact of regulatory developments in order to devise product changes to future-proof core products and support the development of emerging products.

  • Develop strategies and advise on a wide spectrum of issues, including consumer protection; data security, protection and privacy; anti-money laundering and licensing.

  • Partner with the business on new product and services developments and enhancements.

  • Assist and advise on the company’s global licensing strategy and work closely with Compliance to manage our growing licence portfolio.

  • Assist and advise on substantive legal matters that relate to employment, litigation, consumer complaints and investigations.

About You 🙋

Most importantly, you will embody the core principles that everyone here at the MoonPay lives by. Our “BLOCK Values” are at the heart of everything we do - and they are…

B - Be Humble

L - Lead with Empathy

O - Own It

C - Communicate with Clarity

K - Kaizen

What you will need…

  • 4-7 years of legal experience in an in-house role for a regulated financial services company, in private practice, or as a regulator.

  • Ability to translate complex and ambiguous legal principles into clear and concise advice business teams can act on.

  • Excitement about having a seat at the table in the development of the legal jurisprudence around web3.

  • Ability to have some fun and enjoy your days while working hard to implement solutions across the business.

  • Excellent communications skills. Providing crisp and practical legal advice and synthesising complex regulatory constructs succinctly and effectively, especially in circumstances where application of the law to the underlying technology and related products is unclear.

  • Excellent business judgement, analytic rigour, and legal pragmatism.

  • Ability to navigate through legal ambiguity with a high degree of focus.

  • Active membership of a law society as a barrister or solicitor.

What would be great…

  • Crypto experience or technology start-up experience.

  • Experience engaging with European financial services regulators (i.e. FCA, CBI) and privacy regulators (ICO, IDPC)

  • Knowledge and experience with authorised payment institutions or e-money institutions or other financial regulatory experience.


Research has shown that women are less likely than men to apply for this role if they do not have experience in 100% of these areas. Please know that this list is indicative, and that we would still love to hear from you even if you feel that you are only a 75% match. Skills can be learnt, diversity cannot.

Perks:

Equity package 📈
Unlimited holidays 🏝
Paid parental leave 👶 🍼

Annual training budget 💻
Home office setup allowance 🪑
Working in a disruptive and fast-growing industry where the possibilities are endless 🚀
Freedom, autonomy and responsibility 💪

Commitment to diversity:

At MoonPay we believe that every voice matters. We strive to create a mindful and respectful environment where everyone can bring their authentic self to work, and experience a culture that is free of harassment, racism, and discrimination. That’s why we are committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and are a proud equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including, but not limited to, hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, and leave of absence.

MoonPay is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our job application procedures for qualified individuals with disabilities. Please inform our Talent Team if you need any assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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