General Legal Counsel at Neutron



  • Handle legal operations, including managing outside counsels and developing documentation.
  • Conduct legal research and analyze regulations.
  • Manage internal compliance procedures.
  • Act independently across all legal matters and develop legal strategies in novel and non-regulated fields.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate deep understanding of emerging technologies, securities regulations, and associated risks.
  • Perform legal review, assess risks and opportunities.
  • Develop and implement legal analysis and strategy to support growth and mitigate risks.
  • Provide legal advice on areas relevant to tech startups, such as intellectual property and employment.
  • Research laws and regulations in the US and foreign jurisdictions for strategic decision-making.
  • Manage day-to-day legal operations, including contractual agreements, compliance, and structuring.
  • Negotiate partnerships, investments, grants, and commercial agreements.
  • Handle the full cycle of corporate documentation, from planning and drafting to implementation.
  • Contribute to building a streamlined legal operation process.
  • Work closely with the team to improve the efficiency of legal operations.


  • A legal degree from an ABA-approved school (JD or applicable equivalent).
  • Active license in a U.S. state, and an active license in a common-law jurisdiction (preferred).
  • 6+ years of PQE as an in-house counsel and/or in a law firm with a focus on informational technologies, digital/cryptocurrencies, securities laws and regulations, and related matters.
  • Proven experience with cryptocurrency projects and hands-on experience with decentralised projects, DAOs, and governance-related matters.
  • Familiarity with blockchain, Cosmos, and DeFi. Understanding of Tendermint, the Cosmos SDK, and IBC (preferred).
  • Ability to learn about new technologies.
  • Passion for cryptocurrency and blockchain technology and advocacy of decentralized solutions and projects.


  • Remote work: Enjoy the flexibility of working from any location as long as your business hours align with the Cyprus time zone.
  • International distributed team: Join a diverse team from various parts of the world.
  • Competitive salary: Receive a competitive salary in US dollars.
  • Well-being program: Access a program designed to promote overall well-being.
  • Mental health care program: Receive support and resources for mental health.
  • Compensation for education: Benefit from reimbursement for educational expenses, including English language and professional growth courses.
  • Equipment and co-working reimbursement program: Receive support for necessary equipment and co-working expenses.
  • Overseas conferences and community immersion: Opportunity to attend conferences and engage with the community internationally.
  • Positive and friendly communication culture: Experience a workplace culture that promotes positive and friendly communication.

Neutron is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or disability.

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