Technology Counsel, Group Role (3 to 7 PQE)

Posted 19 June 2022
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

  • Group level role

  • Broad scope

  • Highly visible role

Our client, an investment holding company with diverse interest across multiple industries and geographies is looking to fill a newly created Technology Counsel role.

Reporting into the Group General Counsel, the successful candidate will be advising, drafting, and negotiating a broad range of technology related agreements including but not limited to SaaS, outsourcing, licensing, vendor, software development agreements; etc. The role will also be supporting on broader general corporate commercial and transactional matters.

You are LLB qualified and called to the Bar (3 to 7 PQE). Candidates with relevant and robust training from TMT/IP Practice will be a must. In-house experience (TMT Scope) will be very well regarded although not a must.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Draft, review and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements

  • 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

  • Developing and maintaining contract templates

  • Conduct relevant legal training for stakeholders

Key Requirements 

  • LLB/LLM qualified

  • 3 to 7 PQE

  • In-house and law firm (TMT Practice) experience

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Team player who can operate independently


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