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General Counsel



London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Join the Web3 revolution at Ramp!

👋🏼 A few words about us

At Ramp, we provide a powerful fiat <> crypto toolkit that enables anyone - from established brands to blockchain pioneers - to easily onboard their next million users into Web3.
Bridging the gap between today's financial system and the emerging crypto economy is our lifelong mission. Driven by our vision, sense of community, and passion for excellence, we relentlessly work to make this dream come true and bring Web3 to the mainstream.
From day one, our founders have built a purpose-led organisation where a culture of high performance, receptive minds, and collaboration is at the core. If you’re looking to accelerate your career, grow at pace, and have a meaningful impact, you’ll find a home at Ramp. We have huge ambitions and want people to join us on our quest to become a world-leading Web3 organisation.

🙌🏼 What you will be doing

The Legal function is at the forefront of our efforts in maintaining global dominance, they navigate regulatory changes, build the blocks to enable all of our key partnerships, and are trusted advisors to all our cross-functional teams. They lean on their experience but constantly apply their judgment on the evolving Crypto landscape where the legal system is developing at pace.
They are not a support function, but rather a strategic unit that plays a leading and critical role in shaping the commercial agenda and value creation whilst maintaining the need for us to maintain legal adherence.

🧩 What you will be working on

  • Acting as General Counsel for all Ramp’s business interests in the UK, EU and US primarily but also across all growth geographies.
  • Acting as the Company Secretary for all Group business entities.
  • Leading on engagements with regulators and other governmental and industry body stakeholders.
  • Monitoring and staying abreast of relevant changes in UK, EU and US laws, regulations and industry best practices to ensure Ramp's compliance.
  • Strong knowledge of data privacy and data protection regulation, and a good understanding of other major privacy frameworks and evolving legislation worldwide.
  • Leading and further building out the legal function-related frameworks, practices, policies and procedures.
  • Well-developed and professional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with people at all levels.
  • Managing legal risks by identifying and addressing potential issues that could impact the company’s reputation and financial stability.
  • Collaborating with and support the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer and the rest of the Legal team to evaluate and communicate legal risks to internal stakeholders and external parties.
  • Driving the relationship with Ramp’s Management team and cross-functional squads, acting as a champion for the Legal team’s expertise and building reliance on the Legal team across the company.
  • Providing legal support for any potential fundraise activities, mergers, acquisitions, or other corporate transactions.
  • Advising on corporate governance matters, including board meetings, shareholder communications, and company secretarial duties.

⚙️ Our toolkit

  • Slack, Notion, Google Workspace, ClickUp

🤟🏻 What you will bring

  • Experience in FinTech.
  • Significant experience in a regulated setting within a financial institution.
  • In-depth knowledge of UK and EU financial regulations and legal requirements.
  • Strong knowledge of data privacy and data protection regulation, and a good understanding of other major privacy frameworks and evolving legislation worldwide.
  • Proven experience in contract negotiation, drafting, and management.
  • Well-developed and professional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with people at all levels.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to provide practical legal advice to non-legal stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A proactive and collaborative approach to working with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience managing external legal counsel.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing business needs and legal landscapes.

🌟 Extra points for

  • Direct experience in a company that has built Crypto/Web3 products.
  • Exposure and experience with US financial regulations and legal requirements.

🪄What’s in it for you?

💸 Competitive salary

  • Equity package: share in our success
  • Work pension scheme
  • Zero-fee crypto purchases via on-ramp!

🩺 Health & wellbeing

  • Private healthcare for you and your dependents
  • Cycle to work scheme

🏢 Great working environment

  • Hybrid working in a modern and comfy office which has everything you'll need to excel and collaborate with your team
  • Self-development and conference budget
  • The best laptops and kit to work on
  • Internal Tech meetups on-site & online

🍿 Socials

  • Lunch on us twice a week for you to connect with your fellow Rampers
  • Healthy snacks and beverages in the office daily
  • Team socials funded by us

💚 Our Culture

We are fueled by a strong sense of community, purpose, and the drive to build a sustainable business. Together, we nurture a culture of high performance, low egos, receptive minds, and collaboration. We provide space for ambition, trust and empowerment to allow you to be your best self.
Our culture has been founder-driven from the start, it is defined by our shared values and behaviors, which are distinctly Ramp and represent the organisation that we have built. This is our recipe for success that we all believe in…this is how we will win!

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