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Corporate Counsel



Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024


The Future is Omnichain.

Founded in 2021, LayerZero’s vision is to create a community of cross-chain developers, building dApps that are no longer constrained by individual blockchain capabilities. With LayerZero's simple, generic messaging protocol, builders will develop cross-chain dApps designed to unify the power of individual blockchains.

We are funded by the best investors in the world including:

a16z, Sequoia, PayPal, Binance Ventures, Coinbase Ventures, Uniswap Labs, Circle Ventures, Delphi Digital, and many more.


We're seeking a talented Corporate Counsel to join our team at LayerZero, where you'll play a pivotal role in revolutionizing blockchain interoperability and shaping the future of decentralized applications. You will work closely with various teams across the organization to provide legal expertise and guidance on a wide range of commercial, employment, and technology-related matters. You will report to the General Counsel.


  • Structure, draft, negotiate, and advise on contracts and partnership agreements.
  • Interact with all internal and external partners.
  • Support LayerZero’s technology transformation goals and special projects, as needed.
  • Develop and implement legal training for business and procurement teams.
  • Assist business partners with a variety of legal questions.
  • Support LayerZero’s contracting practices through cross-functional critical initiatives.
  • Provide versatile advice across a broad range of commercial workstreams, connecting the dots between cross-functional areas, with a special focus on supporting the Business Development function.


  • 3-5 years of proven experience as an attorney at a reputable law firm and/or in-house legal team for large companies.
  • Membership in the British Columbia Bar, US state bar or eligibility to register under the British Columbia Bar, and start bar in-house counsel program.
  • Expertise in drafting and negotiating complex technology agreements.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, with strong prioritization skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Equal Opportunity Employer

LayerZero Labs is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. LayerZero Labs is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.