Legal Counsel, Corporate (2-3 PQE) – International Conglomerate

Posted 05 June 2022
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

  • Newly created headcount

  • Regional remit

  • Broad scope (transactional and gen corp)

Our client, an international conglomerate with a well-established legal team (with Singapore designated as a key regional office) is looking to fill a new Legal Counsel (2-3 PQE) role.

Reporting into the Head of Legal for the region, the successful candidate will be given the remit to advise on a broad range transactional and general corporate commercial matters across the APAC region.

A junior lawyer with min 2 years spent in a Corporate Practice law firm will be very well regarded. This is a perfect opportunity for junior corporate lawyers looking to transit in-house and develop his/her career learning from a strong regional legal team.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Advise on transactional matters across the APAC region

  • Advise on general corporate commercial matters

  • Draft, review and negotiate a broad range of commercial contracts

  • Advise stakeholders on possible legal risk and provide mitigation strategies

  • Assist in the drafting of legal policies, guidelines, legal templates, and other documents to ensure best practices

  • Work with external counsels (whenever appropriate) on a wide array of matters

  • Keep abreast of legal and regulatory developments in the company’s key markets in APAC and advise stakeholders accordingly

Key Requirements

  • LLB/LLM qualified

  • Bar qualification (Commonwealth jurisdiction)

  • Min 2 PQE (Corporate Practice)

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Adaptable, team player who can also operate well independently


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