Legal Director (Technology/ Software)

Posted 30 January 2020
SalarySGD 200000 to SGD 250000
Job type Permanent

Job Description

  • Fast growing software company expanding into the SEA region
  • First legal hire for the region, high visibility role
  • Driving the expansion across various jurisdictions

Our client, a Technology/Software company is looking to make their first legal hire in the SEA region. This is an expansion role, driven by their growing business in the region. This is a high-visibility role in a fast-paced environment. This is an excellent opportunity to be a key member of the SEA team.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Providing legal support to the company’s revenue teams across the region
  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of commercial agreements (data licensing, SaaS, data protection, professional service agreements and strategic partnership agreements)
  • Building policies and workflows to ensure efficient legal services
  • Working closely with the HQ Legal team to develop regional risk-management strategies
  • Engaging and managing external legal resources
  • Keeping the management updated about changes to the laws and regulations
  • Manage other legal projects and duties as needed  

 Key Requirements 

  • At least 8 PQE, called to a Common Law Jurisdiction
  • Trained and practiced at top law firms
  • Strong experience in the technology/ digital media/ software space
  • Having a growth-mindset, enjoying a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Able to work well with an international team with different cultures

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