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Inhouse Legal Counsel

Ref: JN -122017-52914
Salary
Negotiable
Location
Asia, Singapore
Sector
Legal, In-house Legal
Date
21st February 2018
Job Type
Permanent

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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