VP, Legal (Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh based) – Min 12 PQE

Job Title: VP, Legal (Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh based) – Min 12 PQE
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ho Chi Minh City
Salary: USD100,000-USD125,000
Reference: EC/VPL/IND/VIET
Contact Name: Eng Chang
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 28, 2021 17:55

Job Description

  • Part of Country Management Team
  • Highly visible role
  • Exposure to Regional scope

Our client, an MNC and leading player in its industry is looking to fill a VP, Legal role based out of Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh).

Reporting directly into the Country Head (President) in Vietnam and having a functional reporting into Regional General Counsel, the successful candidate will be given a broad scope covering of legal and compliance matters. As part of the country management team, this is a highly visible and high impact role. The candidate will also be participating actively in regional projects.

You are LLB qualified and qualified to the Bar. Ideally with a minimum of 12 PQE with a good mixed of experience gained from major commercial law firms as well as MNC (in-house). Previous experience in advising on EPC deals, Joint Ventures, Anti-bribery and Competition law would be well regarded.

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


Key Responsibilities 

  • Draft, review and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements
  • Advise on both legal and compliance/ethics related matters
  • Advise stakeholders on possible legal risk and provide mitigation strategies
  • 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
  • Support and implement policies and processes from HQ and regional offices
  • Provide training as and when required
  • Provide support in corporate secretarial matters

Key Requirements 

  • LLB/LLM qualified
  • Min 12 PQE
  • In-house and law firm experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player who can operate independently and have strong commercial acumen


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