Legal Director, US Global MNC (8 to 15 PQE)

Job Title: Legal Director, US Global MNC (8 to 15 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD180,000-SGD230,000
Reference: EC/LD,USGMNC/H/SG
Contact Name: Eng Chang
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2021 15:10

Job Description

  • Established legal team
  • Regional scope
  • Highly visible role

Our client, a global US MNC is looking to fill a newly created Legal Director, SEA role.

Reporting into the General Counsel for APAC region, you will be advising on drafting and negotiating a broad range of commercial contracts related to the company’s consulting, SaaS and information services products; etc. The role will partner closely with cross functional corporate teams and advise on general corporate commercial and governance matters. Working knowledge of IP, SaaS and Compliance (anti-bribery/anti-competition, data privacy) related topics will be highly regarded.

You are LLB qualified and called to the Bar (8 to 15 PQE). Candidates with a combination of relevant TMT/Corporate Practice experience gained in major law firms and MNCs in-house experience will be well regarded.


Key Responsibilities

  • Draft, review and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements
  • Support the team in other general corporate commercial 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
  • 8 to 15 PQE
  • In-house and law firm experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player who can operate independently

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