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Inhouse Legal Counsel

Ref: JN -122017-52914
Asia, Singapore
Legal, In-house Legal
21st February 2018
Job Type

The Company

Our client is one of the leading companies who is in an exciting phase of development. They are currently looking for a Legal Counsel to join their team based in Singapore.

Responsibilities include:

  • Primary legal support for all regulatory, compliance and litigation matters
  • Draft, review, negotiate and advice on a broad variety of agreements, proposals and contracts (i.e. license agreement, membership agreement, lease agreement, JV contract, employment contract) to ensure compliance with the company's directives and policies
  • Provide legal advice to business units on day to day corporate transactions and activities (i.e. advisory and assistance in negotiating with pre-term clients, fees dispute and legal action for long outstanding arrears)
  • Help lead and support all legal matters relating to our international expansion - evaluating regimes and market opportunities, before devising and managing entry plans
  • Provide legal support and advice to all stakeholders for M&A transactions, fund-raising and other corporate project activities including acquisition, divestment, joint ventures
  • Ensure compliance with relevant rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Liaise with various regulatory authorities and external counsels
  • Engage and manage external legal counsel, when necessary

Interested candidates must:

  • Degree in law from a recognized university
  • Admitted to Singapore Bar
  • Experience in Commercial Leasing Law, Commercial Real Estate Law, Contract Law, and Business Law
  • At least 5 years' of relevant experience in a law firm, and or in-house legal department;
  • Prior experience in mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, acquisitions and divestments
  • Experience in managing a Regional Portfolio

This company is well-recognized for the work they do and the employees are rewarded for their performances. The role will be perfect for a mid-level lawyer looking to step up into a regional reputable organization.

License No: 12C6031 / EA Reg. ID R1325169

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