Job Openings Legal Counsel

About the job Legal Counsel

Our client is currently looking for position of In-House Counsel where you will be reporting directly to CEO. This role will be responsible for counselling the business on a broad range of commercial, operational and regulatory matters. 

 

Responsibilities 


  • You will provide legal support and advice to the Management in legal aspects such as trade and commercial matters, foreign investment, technology transfer, labour and corporate issues and etc.
  • Your principle duties include structuring, drafting and negotiating complicated supplier, marketing and other commercial agreements and providing ongoing legal counselling in a wide range of areas, including regulatory compliance privacy, consumer protection, operations, competition, intellectual property, import/export, permitting and others. 
  • You will protect and manage the intellectual property portfolios and rights under the company, including those related to trademarks and copyrights.
  • You will act as the main point-of-contact for any legal due diligence.
  • You will review, analyse, draft, amend and coordinate the execution of commercial agreements, including service agreements, confidentiality agreements, and any agreements related to the transactions of the Company.
  • You will represent the Company in contract negotiations with stakeholders where necessary.
  • You will conduct legal and/or business research related to the business and/or disputes.
  • You will assess and advise on potential legal and regulatory implications and exposure in proposed projects and initiatives.
  • You will maintain awareness on regulatory environment changes across the different geographies.
  • You will implement and streamline the legal policies/workflow initiatives that support the overall corporate objectives.
  • You will ensure compliance with the internal controls, statutory regulations, and other corporate formalities. 


Requirements:  

  • You must have a law degree (LLB, JD or equivalent) from a leading law school.  
  • You are a Singapore-qualified lawyer with minimum 5 years of post-qualification legal experience at a leading law firm or in-house at a multinational corporation.
  • - You have strong legal knowledge with good business judgement and proactive in providing assistance/solutions. 
  • You are a self-motivated individual with leadership and great initiative, and you are able to work independently with tight deadlines.  
  • You have strong regulatory, transactional and project management experience.  
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to act as a business partner to senior management. 
  • - You are familiar with IP litigation management, IP enforcement matters and partner management.
  • - You have a strong command of English and Mandarin, both written and spoken. 
  • - You are good with Microsoft Office applications i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint. 
  • - You have an entrepreneurial spirit with proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • - You should possess and develop knowledge of different national laws. 
  • - Specialisation in all aspects of Intellectual Property Law is a plus.

 

Interested candidates are invited to send in your Resume in MS Word Format* stating your past work experience, reasons for each leave, past and expected remuneration. 

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

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