Advertised Position

Legal Counsel

Job Title: Legal Counsel
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Singapore
Industry: Industrial & Engineering
Reference: 6931
Contact Name: Shannon Huang
Contact Email: huang.shannon@gsp-asia.com
Job Published: 18 March 2019
Job Description

We represent a global market leader in the Healthcare industry, owning some of the world's most advanced research and laboratory centres, with multi-million dollar sales and revenues, and a strong work culture. Their unique pipeline of products makes them one of the most rewarding employers to work for. With their on-going expansion plans in the Asia-Pacific Region, we are seeking a Legal Counsel to provide legal support to all business divisions in Southeast Asia.

You will be involved in providing accurate and business-oriented legal support and solutions in areas such as commercial issues, privacy, competition and consumer law, dispute resolution/litigation and labour issues. You will be required to prepare, review and negotiate a broad range of commercial contracts. You will assist legal colleagues in resolving legal issues on cross-functional projects, as well as represent the company to external parties in negotiating and using legal expertise to resolve legal issues. You will advise the senior legal management of significant project developments or matters in a timely manner. You will also lead and coordinate local and regional projects and communications.

The ideal candidate must have a Law degree from a reputable university in a Commonwealth country, with a minimum of 5 years PQE, and be called to the Bar in at least an ASEAN jurisdiction or in the UK / US or Australia. The ideal candidate should also demonstrate track record in dispute resolution, expertise in supporting regional businesses, instructing and managing external counsel, possess a strong understanding of corporate commercial, competition and privacy laws, as well as have general experience in Intellectual Property.

In this organisation, employees are given equal opportunities to fulfil their potential, push boundaries, and work on complex challenges. Working with various stakeholders, you will add genuine insight to the business and will develop a holistic understanding of the business, with opportunities to demonstrate your talent and drive. You will find yourself working in a high energy, fast-paced and exciting environment. With a competitive salary and benefits package, you will benefit from a new and challenging position playing a crucial part in this company’s success story in Asia.

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