Legal Counsel (3-5 PQE), Aviation

Posted 29 August 2022
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance
EA License No.15S7496

Job Description

  • Established Team
  • Highly visible role
  • HQ environment
Our client, a leading aviation company is looking to fill a Legal Counsel role.

Reporting into the General Counsel, the successful candidate will be part of an established team and be given the mandate to advise on a broad range of legal matters including but not limited to commercial contracts, operational and regulatory and general corporate commercial matters.

The ideal candidate would be a qualified lawyer with at least 3 to 5 years of experience gained from law firm and/or in-house. Candidates coming straight from private practice are welcome to apply. Interest in the aviation industry would be very well-regarded.

To be successful in the role, you will need have strong business acumen, be a team player, have excellent stakeholder management and communication skills. Being hands on and having the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment will be highly desirable attributes.

Key Responsibilities
  • Draft, review, and negotiable a broad range of commercial contracts
  • Advise on general corporate commercial matters
  • Provie sound and commercial legal advice to the business stakeholders
  • Assist in handling disputes related matters (as and when required)
  • Keep abreast of legal, compliance and regulatory developments in the markets and businesses that the group is operating in and ensures policies and frameworks are stay robust and relevant
  • Set up processes and policies to enhance business operations and commercial outcomes
  • Work with outside service providers on corporate secretarial matters
  • Advise on corporate governance, regulatory and compliance matters including FCPA, anti-corruption Data Security/Privacy matters
Key Requirements
  • LLB/LLM qualified
  • Min 3 years of experience gained in law firm or from in-house role(s)
  • Interest in the aviation industry would be very well-regarded
  • Excellent time management and project management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player who can operate independently and in a fast-paced environment