Legal Counsel (Transportation/Shipping)

Posted 11 December 2018
Job type Permanent

Job Description

  • Joining a large, established legal team with a regional scope
  • A flat hierarchal structure and a collaborative environment
  • Attractive salary package over 13 months and bonus

Our client, a transportation and shipping MNC, is looking for an experienced legal counsel to join their team and support their cross-border legal work. The ideal candidate will have strong corporate commercial, M&A, litigation and compliance experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • This role will report directly to the head of legal but will also indirectly mentor/supervise the junior counsels.
  • This role will provide a challenging and broad scope of work, ranging from reviewing/drafting/advising on commercial contracts, project work/fund raising/M&A, managing litigation and ensuring compliance.

Key Requirements

  • The ideal candidate has at least 8 years PQE, strong legal drafting ability and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • In-house experience, as well as familiarity with the maritime/logistics/supply-chain industry, is preferred but not a pre-requisite.
  • Ideally proficient in written and spoken Mandarin given the regional scope of work

EA Licence No.: 15S7496

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