Junior Paralegal (UK & Europe)



Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024

NEAR Foundation is hiring a Paralegal to join our Legal team. This individual will provide comprehensive support to the legal team across several key areas, including KYC/AML, document preparation, research, and contract management. Furthermore, the individual will support vendor management and general legal operations. Ideally, This individual can take ownership of some of these tasks and work autonomously.

You will

  • Take ownership of AML/KYC duties and escalate issues
  • Be meticulous at record keeping
  • Assist in contract management process and risk management & mitigation
  • Assist in contract drafting and review as needed

You have

  • Had legal or compliance training and/or experience of working within a law firm or legal department.
  • Familiarity with KYC/AML regulations and processes. Ability to take ownership of processes, identify red flags, and offer new ideas.
  • Familiarity with various contracts and ability to thoroughly review simple contracts and provide feedback/edits.
  • A highly organized and self-starter personality. Quick learner and adaptable.
  • Willing to travel internationally for team offsites and/or conferences.
  • Able to work with a global remote team and can be flexible to attend meetings to accommodate the global team.

We value

  • ECOSYSTEM-FIRST: always put the health and success of the ecosystem above any individual's interest
  • OPENNESS: operate transparently and consistently share knowledge to build open communities
  • PRAGMATISM OVER PERFECTION: find the right solution not the ideal solution and beat dogmatism by openly considering all ideas
  • MAKE IT FEEL SIMPLE: strive to make the complex feel simple so the technology is accessible to all
  • GROW CONSTANTLY: learn, improve and fail productively so the project and community are always becoming more effective

NEAR is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. NEAR is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please let your recruiter know during the interview process.