Legal Counsel, Manufacturing (4-6 PQE)

Posted 21 July 2021
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

  • A leading hi-tech manufacturing company
  • A full spectrum of legal work
  • Excellent career growth

Our client, a leading hi-tech manufacturing company is looking to hire a legal counsel (4 to 6 PQE) to join their well-established HQ legal team.

Reporting into the General Counsel, you will be working on a full spectrum of legal work – i.e. general corporate, M&A, JVs, dispute/litigation management, compliance, and corporate secretarial matters. The company is going through a phase of growth and more transactional work (M&A) will be expected as part of the job scope. Prior in-house legal experience with a Manufacturing company will be very well regarded. Candidates coming straight from law firm (Corporate Practice) welcomed to apply.

You are LLB qualified and called to a commonwealth Bar. Chinese language competency is preferred due to the need to liaise with internal and external stakeholders in China (but not a must).


Key Responsibilities

  • Draft, review and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements related to Manufacturing operations
  • Support the team in other general corporate commercial matters
  • Advise stakeholders on possible legal risk and provide mitigation strategies
  • Ensure compliance to company’s policies and regulatory requirements
  • Assist on corporate secretarial matters to ensure all regulatory requirements are satisfied
  • Assist in the drafting of policies, guidelines, legal templates and other documents to ensure best practices

Key Requirements

  • LLB/LLM qualified
  • Min 4 years of experience
  • Experience in the Manufacturing industry (preferably high tech manufacturing)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player who can operate independently and in a fast-paced environment


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