Legal Counsel, European MNC

Job Title: Legal Counsel, European MNC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 100000 to SGD 130000
Reference: EC/LC/O&G/MNC/SG
Contact Name: EC Chua
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 29, 2019 14:11

Job Description

  • Regional coverage
  • Team environment
  • Broad scope of work

Our client, a European MNC in the Oil & Gas related sector is looking to fill a legal counsel role.

Reporting into the Head of Legal for Asia & Middle East, you will be involved in advising stakeholders on a broad range of legal matters which include (but not limited to) M&A, JVs, Financing for Projects, EPC, Procurement, Shipping, Employment, Disputes, Compliance and others.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide practical legal advice and manage risks for stakeholders in the region
  • Review and implement legal policies and guidelines pertaining to business operations across multiple jurisdictions
  • Conduct trainings on legal and compliance topics to management and business teams as well as maintaining standard contract templates
  • Draft, review and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements
  • Provide legal support in corporate transactional matters including M&A, Financing and others
  • Manage dispute resolution, claims, investigation and regulatory breaches matters
  • Provide support in corporate secretarial, corporate governance and

Key Requirements

  • LLB/LLM qualified (min 4 PQE)
  • Bar qualification (Singapore or commonwealth jurisdictions)
  • Working knowledge of legal topics in Shipping, compliance, Oil & Gas, disputes, Projects (M&A, Financing, EPC), insurance and employment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

You are LLB/LLM qualified with a minimum of 4 PQE. Prior in-house experience in MNC environment will be well regarded but not necessary (candidates who come directly from private practice with relevant experience welcomed to apply.) Good communication and stakeholder management skills are essential. 

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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