Legal Counsel, Employment (min 4 PQE) – Internet MNC (Europe HQ)

Job Title: Legal Counsel, Employment (min 4 PQE) – Internet MNC (Europe HQ)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD100,000-SGD120,000
Reference: EC/LCE/INT/SG
Contact Name: Eng Chang
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 12, 2021 09:14

Job Description

  • Established legal team
  • Regional scope
  • Newly created role


Our client, an international E-commerce/Internet company is looking to fill a newly created Employment Counsel role.

Reporting into the General Counsel for APAC region and being part of an established legal team. The successful candidate will work closely with HQ in Europe and be given the remit to advise on emerging employment law topics (including legal considerations relevant to the Internet/Gig economy).

You are LLB qualified and called to the Bar (min 4-5 PQE). Candidates with a combination of relevant Employment Law experience gained in major law firms and in-house experience will be well regarded.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Advise on employment law matters across multiple jurisdictions in the APAC region
  • Advise on legal risk related to employment and ensure company’s compliance to local employment laws
  • Keep abreast of developments of employment law (especially when it is related to internet/gig economy) across regional markets and ensure company policies and frameworks adhere to regulatory and legal recruitments
  • Play the role of the main liaison and subject matter expert for employment law matters for APAC
  • Assist in the drafting of policies, guidelines, legal templates, and other documents to ensure best practices
  • Developing and maintaining contract templates
  • Conduct relevant legal training for stakeholders

Key Requirements 

  • LLB/LLM qualified
  • Min 4 PQE
  • In-house and law firm experience in Employment law
  • Regional experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player who can operate independently


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