Legal Counsel, ASEAN (Technology)

Job Title: Legal Counsel, ASEAN (Technology)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 120,000
Reference: EC/LCOUNTECH/120
Contact Name: EC Chua
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 08, 2019 15:16

Job Description

  • Established Legal team
  • Transactional role
  • Fast-tracked progression

Our client, a global leading Technology Consulting company is looking to fill a Legal Counsel, ASEAN role. Reporting into the General Counsel based in Singapore, you will be part of a well-established legal team mandated to advise on a broad spectrum of legal matters – ranging of client-facing contracts/transactions to general corporate commercial matters.

You are LLB qualified and called to the Bar (commonwealth jurisdiction) with at least 4 years of experience gained from law firms and/in-house. Candidates with experience in Technology Consulting/System Integration/Technology Services or experience in reviewing Technology related agreements will be well regarded.

To be successful in the role, you need to be able to work independently, be a self-starter and work under a fast-paced environment. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Draft, review and negotiate broad range of IT Consulting/System integration related contracts in accordance to company guideline and policies
  • Play an active role in drafting and preparing bid proposals in response to tenders
  • Structure client transactions such that business and legal objectives are favourable to the company
  • Advise stakeholders on possible legal risk and provide mitigation strategies
  • Support global compliance programmes and mattes related to disputes, investigation and audits
  • Provide training and legal education to business stakeholders
  • Handle all litigation and dispute matters

Key Requirements

  • LLB/LLM qualified (min 4 PQE)
  • Bar qualification from a commonwealth jurisdiction
  • Experience gained from top law firm before in-house role(s)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Prior experience in Technology Services/Consulting or System Integration companies a major plus

EA Licence No.: 15S7496

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