Legal Counsel (min 4 PQE) – Educational Institution

Job Title: Legal Counsel (min 4 PQE) – Educational Institution
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD72,000-SGD78,000
Reference: EC/LC/EI/SG
Contact Name: Eng Chang
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 30, 2021 09:27

Job Description

  • Established legal team
  • HQ environment
  • Highly visible role

Our client, a leading educational institution is looking to fill a newly created Legal Counsel role.

Reporting into the Head of Legal, the successful candidate will join a well-established team and advise on a broad range of legal matters – including but not limited to commercial contracts, data protection and other corporate commercial matters.

You are LLB qualified and called to the Bar (min 4 PQE). This is a good opportunity for candidates from law firm looking to transit in-house.

If you are keen to apply to this role, do send in your updated CV to


Key Responsibilities 

  • Draft, review and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements
  • Support the team in other general corporate commercial matters
  • Advise on data protection 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
  • 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
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player who can operate independently and in a fast-paced environment


For more senior job postings, market Intel and commentary please follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook "Space Executive" and Twitter @spaceexecutive.

EA Licence No.: 15S7496