Legal Manager (Industrial Manufacturing)

Posted 31 March 2020
SalarySGD 65000 to SGD 80000
Job type Permanent

Job Description

  • Established MNC with regional presence
  • Key legal role working in a lean team
  • Open to candidates directly from law firm

The client’s APAC Headquarter is in Singapore and has extensive regional presence. A key legal role with potential to be groomed for succession. Working closely with management team and visibility over complex transactions.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Managing legal and corporate secretarial scope with support of external agents
  • Draft, review and advise on legal contracts, S&P agreements and internal protocols to ensure compliance with statutory requirements
  • Provide advisory on minimizing legal risks and take a pre-emptive approach
  • Work with external counsel on relevant matters
  • Engage with senior company directors to ensure regulatory obligations are met
  • Win trust of regional business units and inculcate a strong corporate governance culture
  • Deliver legal training to the business both locally and regionally

Key Requirements

  • Law Degree ideally from a local university and admission to the Singapore Bar
  • At least 4 years law practitioner experience either from a law firm/in-house
  • Open to any practice group including litigation with ideally some cross-border experience
  • Cultural sensitivity and ability to work with multi-cultural departments
  • Strong understanding of Singapore’s corporate law and ideally other regions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Adaptability to travel on a need basis


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