Paralegal & Executive Assistant, APAC – Legal & Compliance

Job Title: Paralegal & Executive Assistant, APAC – Legal & Compliance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD60,000-SGD84,000
Reference: EC/P&EA/IM/SG
Contact Name: Eng Chang
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 13, 2021 22:20

Job Description

  • Newly created role
  • Newly established APAC Legal & Compliance Team
  • Broad scope and opportunity to make a big impact

Our client, a US headquartered MNC with Singapore as its APAC HQ is looking to fill a newly created Paralegal & Executive Assistant (to the GC) role.

Reporting into the General Counsel, the successful candidate will be playing a critical role in providing strong support to the General Counsel and broader team members. Key scope includes assisting on a wide array of general corporate commercial, compliance, administrative and secretarial matters.

You are LLB and/or Diploma (in Law) qualified with at least 3 years of relevant experience in the Legal industry. Whilst not a must, candidate with Mandarin and/or Japanese language skills will be highly desirable (due to APAC region scope – including China and Japan).

To be successful in the role, you will need to be a team player, has strong organizational and project management skills. Ability to create high quality presentation materials (using PPT) will also be well regarded.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Organize, track and safekeep legal documents using Legal SharePoint site
  • Assist in legal team in preparing presentation materials (ppt)
  • Prepare and update legal checklists and ensure processes and procedures are in place and followed upon
  • Support in liaison and communication with Chinese and/or Japanese stakeholders (including translation work)
  • Assist in helping the Legal team keeps to timeline, goals, KPIs and reporting
  • Provide administrative and secretarial support as and when required
  • Provide support in contract review and SOP drafting

Key Requirements 

  • LLB or Diploma in Law
  • In-house or law firm Paralegal experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365 suite of applications (MS Teams, SharePoint, PPT; etc)
  • Competency in Chinese and/or Japanese a plus but not a must
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to coordinate project and detail-oriented
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience


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