Senior Regional Counsel (Chemicals)

Job Title: Senior Regional Counsel (Chemicals)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: EC/SRCOUCHEM/150
Contact Name: EC Chua
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2019 15:00

Job Description

  • Newly created role. #2 counsel in the APAC region
  • Reporting to the Head of Legal for the region
  • Broad scope of legal and compliance coverage

Our client is a global leading specialty chemicals company with a European headquarter. Due to business growth, they are currently on a lookout to hire a Senior Regional Counsel to be based in Singapore (first 6 months) and Mumbai. You are LLB/LLM qualified with 8 to 12 PQE an in-house legal counsel and law firm associate. Prior experience in advising on a broad spectrum of legal and compliance across the APAC region in the Manufacturing/Chemicals related industry will be a must.   

Bar qualification is a must (Commonwealth jurisdiction) and the candidate should have good international exposure having worked with global MNCs and/or lived and worked overseas.

To be successful in the role, you will need to be independent, a proven business partner and technically strong.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic legal, compliance and regulatory advice to senior management and business leaders
  • Advise on a broad scope of general corporate commercial matters (acquisitions, disposals, IP, commercial agreements; etc.)
  • Identifying and managing risk and liability face by the business in their areas of operations
  • Implementation and monitoring of Compliance programmes
  • Counsel to senior leadership on complex transactions, crisis management and other matters which could impact the company’s bottom line and reputation

Key Requirements

  • Bar qualification (8 to 12 PQE). Commonwealth jurisdiction
  • Independent and mature
  • Willingness to work out of Singapore for 6 months and be based out of India (Mumbai) thereafter
  • High integrity

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