Legal Counsel (Technology)

Job Title: Legal Counsel (Technology)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 120000 to SGD 180000
Contact Name: Clement Tan
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 03, 2020 08:10

Job Description

  • Experience in the exciting technology/software space in a reputable MNC
  • Working closely under a warm mentor, in a fast-paced and fun environment
  • Excellent opportunity to build a sustainable yet challenging legal in-house caree

Our client, an established Technology MNC, is looking to hire a legal counsel to be part of their team. The role will work closely with and support their Senior Legal Counsel, supporting a range of legal work spanning the APAC region, with high visibility to the senior management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Respond to tenders, draft, negotiate and review various types of commercial contracts
  • Improve existing standard contracts, systems and procedures, provides training and guidance to internal clients
  • Provide consistent and pragmatic legal advice to the various commercial teams
  • Manage and oversee claims, litigation claims and emerging disputes when necessary
  • Monitor and help with corporate secretarial matters such as annual general meeting and board meeting of the group entities within the region
  • Whenever expert assistance is required, liaise and coordinate work with external counsel or local firms

 Key Requirements

  • 5 or more PQE and called to the Bar, trained at top law firms
  • Technology experience is ideal but strong corporate and commercial contracts exposure will be helpful
  • Regional experience in the SEA regions would be an advantage
  • Strong legal foundation both in private practice and inhouse, with exposure to compliance work
  • Strong communicator, with commercial acumen and a creative problem solver/leader
  • Independent and a self-starter


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