Senior Legal Counsel (5-10 PQE) – Digital Infrastructure MNC

Posted 06 May 2024
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

Our client is a dynamic and rapidly growing digital infrastructure MNC at the forefront of innovation in the industry. With a commitment to excellence and a focus on driving technological advancement, we are dedicated to shaping the future of digital connectivity and infrastructure solutions.

Role Overview:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Legal Counsel to join our legal team. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in providing strategic legal counsel and support to our business operations. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work with a diverse and talented team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

Job Description:
  • Draft, review, and negotiate various commercial agreements (e.g., customer contracts, service level agreements, non-disclosure agreements).
  • Provide legal support for procurement matters, including drafting and negotiating supply, vendor, and service agreements.
  • Advise on construction-related legal issues, including drafting and reviewing contracts (e.g., construction, subcontractor, EPC contracts).
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure legal compliance and risk mitigation in commercial transactions.
  • Offer legal opinions and guidance on regulatory compliance, focusing on areas like data privacy, cybersecurity, and environmental regulations.
  • Monitor industry legal developments and provide updates and guidance to the organization.
  • Manage external legal counsel and service providers as necessary.
  • Assist in developing and implementing legal policies and procedures to streamline contracting processes and ensure organizational consistency.
  • Champion and implement policies for workplace health and safety, information security, environmental management, and compliance with legal regulations.
Job Requirements:
  • Qualified lawyer admitted in Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, the UK, or the US.
  • 5-10 years PQE in commercial contracting, procurement, and construction law, ideally in data/tech.
  • Strong drafting, negotiation, and contract management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • English fluency required, Mandarin or other Asian languages a plus.
  • Experience in data center, tech, or telecom sectors preferred.
  • Commitment to ethics, integrity, and stakeholder relations.
  • Adaptability in a dynamic industry.
  • Familiarity with industry-standard contracts and practices.
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and capable of multitasking.