Head of Legal

About CoinGate

CoinGate is a Lithuanian fintech company founded in 2014. We specialize in creating innovative payment solutions, making it easy and convenient for businesses to accept Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
With a decade of experience, we've established ourselves as one of the leading cryptocurrency payment processors in the world, and we're just getting started.
As a Head of Legal, you will play a pivotal role in providing accurate and timely advice to our executives, while also supporting our Legal colleagues with various process-related tasks.

Your responsibilities:

● Draft, review, and negotiate contracts, agreements, and other legal documents such as: customer-facing legal documents for products, T&Cs, and internal legal documents such as policies and risk assessments;
● Provide legal counseling and educate internal stakeholders on regulatory compliance matters, assess and mitigate legal risks associated with the company's activities;
● Collaborate with different teams, including those responsible for product development, operations, and compliance, to ensure that the organization complies with all legal requirements related to existing products and the development of new ones;
● Ensure effective communication and negotiation with regulators, external counsel, and public authorities to control costs and receive relevant advice from external counsel;
● Assist in advising on relevant financial regulations in MiCA, TFR, MiFID II, PSD II, PSR, DORA, and the Electronic Money Directive;
● Proactively track and comment on changes to regulatory requirements including but not limited to sanction regime and secondary sanctions;
● Ensure the proper functioning of the board secretary whenever it is required, and take accurate and comprehensive minutes during board meetings.


● Master's Degree in Law;
● Minimum 3 years legal experience in Banking and Finance or Commercial law;
● Excellent fluency in written and oral English and Lithuanian;
● Proficient in computer skills and tech-savvy mindset;
● Exceptional communication skills, strong organizational abilities, prioritization and time-management skills, attention to detail;
● Ability to work independently or as part of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment;
● Experience in AML/CTF compliance, sanctions, and regulatory affairs is preferred;
● Experience in crypto or payments, and data protection would be an advantage;
● Previous work experience in contract automation software would be advantage (Avokaado, Juro, and etc).

What we offer:

● A modern office in the heart of Vilnius;
● Work-life balance with flexible hours and remote working options;
● Coffee, snacks, employee benefits and friendly colleagues;
● Competitive salary, career growth potential;
● Engaging in team-building activities, occasional workstations, and a culture buzzing with positivity.

If you're excited about the prospect of shaping the future of cryptocurrency payments and thriving in a dynamic, innovative environment, we'd love to hear from you!


4000 - 7000 €/gross monthly.
We are open to discussing a different salary based on your skills and experience.
ID: 53 job_post.published_on: 13/02/2024