Senior Legal Counsel (min 5 PQE), Corporate M&A - Global Manufacturing

Posted 14 March 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance
EA License No.15S7496

Job Description

Our client, a leading hi-tech manufacturing company is looking to hire a Senior Legal Counsel (min 5 PQE) to join their well-established HQ legal team.

Reporting to the General Counsel, you will be working on a full spectrum of legal work – i.e. general corporate, M&A, JVs, dispute/litigation management, compliance, and corporate secretarial matters. The company is going through a phase of growth and more transactional work (M&A) will be expected as part of the job scope. Prior in-house legal experience with a Manufacturing company will be very well regarded. Candidates coming straight from law firm (Corporate Practice) welcome to apply.

You are LLB qualified and called to a commonwealth Bar (SG/MY preferred).

Key Responsibilities

  • Draft, review and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements related to Manufacturing operations

  • Support the team in other general corporate commercial matters

  • Advise stakeholders on possible legal risk and provide mitigation strategies

  • Ensure compliance to company’s policies and regulatory requirements

  • Assist on corporate secretarial matters to ensure all regulatory requirements are satisfied

  • Assist in the drafting of policies, guidelines, legal templates and other documents to ensure best practices

Key Requirements

  • LLB/LLM qualified

  • Min 5 PQE

  • Experience in Corporate Practice of a Singapore Law firm

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Team player who can operate independently and in a fast-paced environment