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Legal Counsel, Front-End Construction (4-5 PQE)

Job Title: Legal Counsel, Front-End Construction (4-5 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Industry: Chief Operating Officer & Governance
Reference: EC/LCFEC/L/SG
Contact Name: Eng Chang
Contact Email: ecchua@space-exec.com
Job Published: September 27, 2021 15:16

Job Description

  • A newly created role
  • An established team
  • Great for career growth

Our client, a leading Engineering & Construction MNC with their regional headquarter in Singapore, is looking to fill a newly created legal counsel headcount. Being part of an established team, the successful candidate will be advising on a broad range of legal matters with a strong focus in front-end construction transactions.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Review, draft and negotiate commercial/construction transactional documents, contracts and tenders for EPC, EPCM, EPCC, FIDIC, joint ventures, projects for engineering and construction projects
  • Advise on corporate matters e.g. internal corporate restructurings, NDAS etc.
  • Identify and assist the project teams to navigate potential and actual disputes and claims (with outside counsel support as and when appropriate)
  • Assist with the management and coordination of formal dispute proceedings
  • Provide legal advice to business stakeholders on a wide array of general corporate commercial matters.
  • Ensure legal risks are identified and well mitigated
  • Keep abreast of developments in the industry and ensure legal policies are kept up to date

Key Requirements

  • LLB from an accredited University
  • Bar qualification (Singapore preferred)
  • Min 4 PQE
  • In-house and/or law firm experience in Front-End Construction/Project Development Practice

 

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