Senior Legal Counsel, EPC (Utility/Power/Energy)

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel, EPC (Utility/Power/Energy)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 200000 to SGD 250000
Reference: EC/SLC/EPC/Utility/Power/Energy/23SEP
Contact Name: EC Chua
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 23, 2019 15:20

Job Description

  • HQ environment
  • High visibility
  • Lead role

Our client, a leading Singapore headquartered company with regional business interest is looking to fill a Senior legal counsel role based out of Singapore. Reporting into the General Counsel, the role will be part of an established legal team which advise business stakeholders on a broad range of legal matters. The successful candidate will take a lead role in providing legal advice and support related EPC matters.

Key Responsibilities

  • Draft, review and negotiate broad range commercial agreements related to the EPC domain
  • Advise business stakeholders on EPC project bids, risk and other related matters
  • Advise stakeholders on possible legal risk and provide mitigation strategies
  • Support the legal department in managing any litigation or contentious matters across the region
  • Ensure compliance to company’s policies and regulatory requirements
  • Assist in the drafting of policies, guidelines, legal templates and other documents to ensure best practices
  • Coordinate and liaise directly with external counsels

Key Requirements

  • LLB/LLM qualified (min 10 PQE)
  • Bar qualification from a commonwealth jurisdiction (Singapore preferred)
  • Strong in-house EPC and/or law firm (Construction Practice) experience will be well regarded but not a must
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player who can operate independently and in a fast paced environment

Prior in-house experience covering Engineering & Construction matters in companies/law practice will be well regarded. Candidates coming straight from law firm will be more than welcomed to apply.  

The company has a flat hierarchy, provides stability and interesting work.

To be successful in the role, you will need to be collaborative, independent, hands on and able to work in a fast-paced environment.

If you are keen to apply to this role, do send in your updated CV to

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