Internship - Legal - Crypto assets Lisbon

About Pyctor

Our mission is to reinvent finance to promote inclusion and equality of opportunity in the crypto-asset ecosystem.

Pyctor is a digital assets post-trade market infrastructure for global custodians, institutional issuers and other capital market actors. We empower them to securely issue, access and manage digital assets in a regulatory compliant manner.

You will be working with a team of Pyctorians who embrace those core values: Determination, Integrity, Excellence, Trust.

Are you a highly motivated law-master student, innovation-minded and do you have any affinity with blockchain and crypto-asset markets? Then read further!

Your work environment

This is your opportunity to contribute and gain experience in an innovative start-up environment at Pyctor, working with the latest financial technologies based on DLT / blockchain and crypto-assets.

You will be involved with cutting edge innovations in the crypto-asset market and take an active role in delivering compliant features and products to our customers.

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team with a young and dynamic mindset.

Your role

You will support the legal department with providing regulatory-compliant products in different markets across Europe and beyond.

Cross-team involvement in the creation of services and group-entities able to support regulated markets, based on the latest developments in the legal sphere of crypto-assets.

Your profile

You are enrolled as a master law student for the duration of the whole internship period.

You are able to work in a fast paced and complex environment where a curious, self-starting and analytical mentality is necessary.

You are a generalist, capable of quickly picking up new tasks.

You can work independently on different tasks given and communicate the progress with the other team members.

Additionally, you

  • Have interest and knowledge in Financial&Capital markets [e.g. MiFID, MiFIR, AIFM, MiCAR] – regulation and infrastructure
  • Have interest and knowledge in AML/CTF Compliance
  • Are an excellent communicator with good written and verbal skills (in English)
  • Have good presentation skills with an outgoing and engaging personality
  • Have an understanding of asset management/custody and settlement in the financial sphere
  • Take ownership of issues and work on your own initiative
  • Keep track of the overall structure of the crypto market and innovations in this space
  • Follow and understand how regulatory changes may impact the field

What we offer

  • We offer an internship position (3 months minimum), Lisbon
  • Start date as soon as possible
  • Open, informal, fun and international working environment
  • Work in a cross-functional, enthusiastic and agile team

Interested or want to learn more?

To apply, please send us your CV at or use our dedicated online form here.

Pyctor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate.