Legal Director (Technology)

Job Title: Legal Director (Technology)
Location: Singapore
Reference: EC/LEFIRETC/280
Contact Name: EC Chua
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 13, 2019 14:57

Job Description

  • Global coverage
  • Fast growing company
  • Highly visible role

Our client is a leading Technology (Software and Internet Of Things) company with a global presence. Due to business expansion and aggressive growth plans, the company is currently looking to hire a Legal Director to be based out of its Singapore office.

Reporting into the Managing Director for the region and being a member of the company’s global Legal team, you will be working closely with senior business leaders and advise on a broad spectrum of Legal & Compliance matters. A key part of the job will be to enhance the robustness of the company’s global compliance framework and policy.

You are legally qualified (Bar qualification is a must) with at least 10 to 15 PQE. Prior experience in working in Technology, PE, VC or Investments will be well regarded. Due to business requirement, fluency in Chinese is a must. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Advise senior management and business stakeholders on all legal, compliance and regulatory matters
  • Draft, review and negotiate broad range of commercial contracts
  • Design/improve/implement Compliance framework
  • Handle dispute matters with support from outside counsel
  • Business Partner to global HQ functions including Compliance, Corporate Governance, Supply Chain; etc.
  • Assist on global legal projects
  • Provide training in various Compliance topics and be a key influencer to encourage compliance

Key Requirements

  • LLB/LLM qualified
  • Bar qualification from major jurisdictions
  • Chinese skills (due to business requirement)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong business acumen

EA Licence No.: 15S7496

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