Job Openings Corporate Lawyer

About the job Corporate Lawyer

Position Title: Corporate Lawyer

Salary Grade: 50,000 to 60,000 PHP a month

Reports To: PM Manager, AVP, Vice President,

Primary Relationships: Internal Team

Date: September 2023

Schedule:  9:00 AM to 6:00 PM 


A corporate lawyer working for a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company will have a range of responsibilities related to legal matters and regulatory compliance within the context of the BPO industry. The principal goal will be to guarantee that all our companys transactions comply with labor laws and regulations, while actively helping our company avoid possible legal risks and violations

Success in this role will be demonstrated by working closely with executive management (President, VP and AVPs) and internal management team, providing timely and valuable inputs and solutions, and by helping management make sound and lawful business decisions that protect the long term interests of the company


  • Legal Compliance: Ensure that the company complies with all relevant laws and regulations, both in the Philippines and any other relevant jurisdictions (GE, US and other country of the companies branches). This includes labor laws, data protection regulations, intellectual property laws, and more

  • Contract Drafting and Review: Draft, review, and negotiate contracts with clients, vendors, and partners. This may include service level agreements (SLAs), confidentiality agreements, and other legal documents

  • Intellectual Property (IP) Protection: Manage and protect the company's intellectual property assets, including trademarks, patents, and copyrights. Ensure that the company's IP rights are not infringed upon and that it does not infringe on the rights of others

  • Labor and Employment Law: Advise on labor and employment law matters, including employment contracts, labor disputes, and compliance with wage and hour laws. Ensure that the company's employment practices are in accordance with the law

  • Data Privacy and Security: Address data protection and privacy issues, especially if the company deals with sensitive customer data. Ensure compliance with data protection regulations such as GDPR, HIPAA, or other applicable laws

  • Corporate Governance: Assist with corporate governance matters, including board meetings, shareholder relations, and compliance with corporate governance best practices (Secretarys Certificates, Board Resolutions and GIS)

  • Litigation Management: Handle or oversee legal disputes, including lawsuits filed against the company or legal actions initiated by the company. This may involve working with external law firms

  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A): If the company is involved in M&A activities, provide legal counsel on due diligence, negotiations, and the legal aspects of mergers, acquisitions, or divestitures

  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay updated on industry-specific regulations that may affect the BPO sector and ensure the company's compliance with them

  • Risk Management: Identify and mitigate legal risks that could impact the company's operations or reputation

  • Corporate Contracts and Policies: Develop, review and implement corporate policies and procedures that align with legal requirements and best practices

  • Training and Education: Provide legal training and guidance to employees and management to ensure that they understand and adhere to legal requirements

  • Government Relations: Interact with government agencies and regulators on behalf of the company to address regulatory issues or changes in legislation that could impact the BPO industry

  • Due Diligence: Conduct legal due diligence when the company enters into new business relationships or expands into new markets

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution: Explore alternative dispute resolution methods, such as arbitration or mediation, to resolve conflicts efficiently and cost-effectively

  • Carry out related responsibilities as company needs dictate


  • Bachelors degree in Law

  • Passed the Philippine Bar Examination

  • At least 3 years of proven experience as a Legal Counsel in business environment

  • Working knowledge of contract law and data protection regulations

  • Relevant experience in contract management

  • Experience with corporate governance and corporate secretarial duties

  • Experience working in the BPO/Shared Services sector preferred, but not required

  • Exceptional drafting, proof-reading, and communication skills

  • Excellent organizational, time-management, analytical, and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to exercise sound, independent judgment, and take initiative to accomplish objectives in a timely manner with moderate supervision

  • Great attention to detail and ability to adapt to changing priorities

COmpany Benefits:

  • SSS, Philhealth, Pag-Ibig

  • 13th Month Pay

  • HMO and Life Insurance (AVEGA)

  • Free Shuttle Service

  • CO League - Monthly Company Activities

  • CO Clubs

  • CO Amenities Swimming Pool, Clinic and Kids zone

  • CO Stars - Corporate Social Responsibility Involvement Scholarship Programs

  • CO Academy - Training and Development Programs

  • COolture Coach

  • CO Gears

  • Cool and Flexible Workplace

  • Other Performance and Attendance Based Rewards

  • Bereavement Leave

  • Paternity Leave

  • 7 days SOLO Parent Leave

  • Magna Carta Leave

  • Company Bank Loan