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Head of Policy

  • Remote
  • Compliance & Legal
  • $ Six Figures + Tokens $

DeFi Recruitment has partnered with an incredibly well-funded and respected layer 1 that is scaling, globally. They have some of the best tech in the industry and are focused on bridging the web2 <> web3 divide.

Our client is looking to hire a highly motivated individual with a track record of excellence for the role of Head of Policy to increase their profile and impact in the Web3 policy and advocacy arena. The successful candidate will contribute to initiatives from regulators, lawmakers and industry bodies.

This is a unique opportunity to join a leading business as the first Policy / Regulatory Affairs hire.

  • Establish our client as an impactful policy leader (Europe, America, Asia) to influence and shape regulatory and policy developments and facilitate growth and innovation in Web3.
  • Develop and execute policy strategies to advance the goals of our client and their ecosystem.
  • Engage and build relationships with industry partners, regulators and policymakers.
  • Represent our client at public forums, industry panels and government discussions.
  • Enable our client to successfully navigate the regulatory landscape, minimizing risk and ensuring compliance. Coordinate with internal teams to provide subject matter expertise.
  • Demonstrated public policy or legal experience with excellent strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong understanding of decentralized technologies and its technical, economic and social implications.
  • Familiarity and preferably experience with the regulatory landscape of Web3.
  • Prior experience in engaging with government and regulatory bodies, industry associations and similar.
  • Experience in policy development and implementation within a fast-paced, evolving environment.
What’s on offer:
  • An enthusiastic, engaging and truly international working environment.
  • Competitive remuneration package 
  • Fantastic opportunities for progression given the company’s growth trajectory.
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Crypto Lawyer (3PQE +)

  • London
  • Compliance & Legal
  • £ Six Figures £

DeFi Recruitment has partnered with a market leading law firm with 5000+ lawyers worldwide. Currently, we are assisting with the buildout of their crypto practice based out of London. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a firm with a stellar track record and to be at the forefront of their transition to become the number 1 crypto law firm in the UK.
About our client:
They work closely with a broad range of clients in the crypto space including; DeFi, NFT, Metaverse, and Web3 projects. They act on the most part for the largest institutions as well as numerous high-growth, venture backed scale-ups. They are involved in highly specialist work that involves advising on crypto products, legislation, regulations, and business models.
The team consists of former in-house lawyers, all of whom are heavily involved in all aspects of the crypto ecosystem. The team is collaborative, close-knit, and supportive. A truly fantastic place to work.

  • A minimum 3PQE with experience in crypto, NFT’s, Web3, Metaverse, etc.
  • Understanding of Tokenonmics and crypto business models
  • Experience with crypto asset regulation (token opinions, business structuring, license applications, offshoring, etc)
  • Prime brokerage experience (desired but not essential)


  • Market leading salary, pension, annual leave
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Emergency Backup Childcare
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Private Healthcare
  • Loyalty awards every five years
  • Study assistance
  • Taxi costs if you work late

Contact us or apply for more information!