Junior Corporate Counsel (1-3 PQE)

Posted 10 August 2021
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

  • A global consumer product company
  • An established close knit team
  • Great for career growth

Our client is a global consumer product company with global headquarters in Singapore. Due to business growth, they are currently on a lookout to hire a Corporate Counsel to join the team.

Reporting into the General Counsel, you will be part of an established close knit team supporting stakeholders on a broad range of legal matters including drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts, managing intellectual property related matters, strategise & advise on managing disputes and other general commercial matters.

You are LLB/LLM qualified with 1-3 PQE with a mixed of law firm and in-house general corporate commercial experience. Chinese skills will be well regarded given the global coverage of the role includes handling matters in mainland China (but not a must). Prior experience in consumer goods, manufacturing, product (as opposed to services) companies will be well regarded. Bar qualification is a must.

To be successful in the role, you will need to be an independent team player, take ownership in delivering, and have strong commercial acumen.


Key Responsibilities

  • Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing commercial contracts across the APAC region/jurisdictions
  • Advise business stakeholders on a broad range of legal, regulatory and compliance topics
  • Identifying and managing risk and liability face by the business in their areas of operations
  • Play the role of a strong legal business partner to help business team achieve commercial objectives
  • Ensure compliance to relevant laws in all jurisdictions
  • Handle disputes matters as and when they come up, strategising strategy with external support (whenever required)
  • Mentor/guide junior team members

Key Requirements

  • Bar qualification (1 to 3 PQE)
  • Mixed of general corporate commercial in-house as well as private practice experience
  • Good Chinese skills (not a must)
  • Independent and able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Prior experience consumer goods, manufacturing sectors (essentially product over services companies) a plus


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