Legal Counsel – Engineering/ Manufacturing

Job Title: Legal Counsel – Engineering/ Manufacturing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD$100,000-SGD$160,000
Reference: CT/LC/E/SG
Contact Name: Clement Tan
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 04, 2020 20:32

Job Description

  • High visibility role reporting directly to CEO
  • First counsel hire, setting up and establishing the legal function
  • Wide range of corporate commercial exposure across the SEA region

Our client, a regional MNC in the engineering/manufacturing space, is looking for a sole legal counsel.

This role will report directly to their senior management, responsible for legal & compliance matters in SEA.

Working closely with the legal team in the parent organisation, handling a range of projects and acquisitions.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Supporting the management team on legal matters including contract management, litigation and legal compliance management.
  • Draft, review and advise on a broad range of commercial agreements, such as operations & maintenance, sales and distribution, NDA, employment, JV agreements etc.).
  • Legal lead for merger and acquisition, JV and investment related deals
  • Instruct and coordinate with external counsel where necessary.
  • Developing and maintaining legal/regulatory compliance SOPs.
  • Plan and conduct legal compliance training to management and employees
  • Any other duties as and when assigned by the Management    

Key Requirements 

  • Called to the Singapore Bar with at least 4 PQE
  • At least 4 years of legal experience in a law firm or an in-house setting
  • Broad experience with commercial contracts and M&A transactions in the region
  • Independent, professional, dedicated and responsible
  • Business fluency in Mandarin is an advantage for the role given the regional coverage


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