Legal Counsel, E-commerce (E-commerce/Internet)

Job Title: Legal Counsel, E-commerce (E-commerce/Internet)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 140000 to SGD 160000
Reference: EC/LC/ECOMM/SG
Contact Name: EC Chua
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 17, 2019 16:54

Job Description

  • Newly created headcount (expansion)
  • Regional transactional role
  • New business area

Our client is an Asian conglomerate with business interests in various areas. Due to expansion plans into the e-commerce space, they are currently looking to fill a newly create legal counsel role to support the growth. Reporting into the General Counsel, you will be taking a lead role in supporting everything related to the new business of the organisation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Draft, review and negotiate broad range of commercial agreements related to the e-commerce space
  • Play an active role in providing legal support to the e-commerce teams in matters related to partnership, marketing, sales, technology and others
  • Advise stakeholders on possible legal risk and provide mitigation strategies related to business operations and transactions
  • Kept abreast of development in the e-commerce space from a legal, regulatory and risk perspective across the region
  • Ensure compliance to company’s policies pertaining to all matters and also to advise on data privacy/protection considerations
  • Assist in the drafting of policies, guidelines, legal templates and other documents to ensure best practices
  • Coordinate and liaise directly with external counsels on transactions (in SG and overseas markets)

Key Requirements

  • LLB/LLM qualified (min 5 PQE)
  • Bar qualification from a commonwealth jurisdiction
  • Experience in advising on e-commerce topics – experience gained in law firm or in-house
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Prior experience in the TMT (e-commerce in particular) space would be critical

To be successful in the role, you will need to be collaborative, commercial, hands on and able to work in a fast-paced environment. If you are keen to apply to this role, do send in your updated CV to


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