Senior Legal Counsel (Education/Healthcare/Digital Media)

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel (Education/Healthcare/Digital Media)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 80000 to SGD 160000
Reference: CT/SLC/EDU/HC/DM/SG
Contact Name: Clement Tan
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 26, 2020 20:47

Job Description

  • A broad regional coverage across various APAC/ANZ jurisdictions
  • Fast paced environment with interesting projects being pipelined
  • An established legal team to learn from, led by a well-regarded Head of Legal

Our client, a regional MNC in the Education/Healthcare/Digital Media space is looking for a Senior Legal Counsel to join their team of 4. This is an ideal role for a counsel with regional exposure, a strong corporate commercial/IP background, and a keen interest in the industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Respond to tenders, draft, negotiate and review a wide range of work ranging from franchising, licensing, privacy, employment, corporate commercial
  • Improve existing standard contracts, systems and procedures, provides training and guidance to internal clients
  • Manage the company’s IP portfolio
  • Participate to and provide legal support for any mergers or acquisitions for the company
  • Monitor and help the corporate secretarial matters such as annual general meeting and board meeting of the group entities within the region
  • Whenever expert assistance is required, liaise and coordinate work with external counsel or local firms
  • Be a strong mentor to the junior members of the team
  • Any other responsibilities that the Head of Legal may reasonably request for assistance on

Key Requirements

  • Legally educated, with at least 5 years of legal experience
  • Strong experience in corporate commercial contracts, IP and franchising, privacy, and corporate secretarial work is ideal
  • In-house experience is ideal but candidates from reputable private practice firms are welcome to apply
  • Independent, initiated and able to provide commercial legal advice to the management
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills


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