Head of Legal - Professional Services
Newly Created Role
About Our Client
Our client is a fast-growing professional services firm with global footprints. Due to rapid global expansion, they are looking for a Head of Legal to be based in Singapore, overseeing all legal operations in the APAC region.
As a pioneer, you will be setting up standard contractual templates and operating procedures for legal processes in Asia-Pacific. You will be the key business partner in providing sound legal advice and pragmatic solutions to the business on a wide range of matters. This includes drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts, intellectual property and other corporate matters. You will keep abreast of the latest regulations and legislation to ensure compliance as well as conduct trainings to commercial teams to mitigate risks in the business. You will also participate in regional projects and collaborate with external counsels when disputes arise.
The Successful Applicant
You are a common law qualified lawyer with at least 8 years of relevant post-qualification experience, gained in reputable law firms and/or in an inhouse capacity in Asia-Pacific. You have a good knowledge of the regional financial markets and regulatory requirements to provide sound advice to the business. A driven and reliable team player, you have excellent stakeholder management and communication skills to ensure smooth partnerships with stakeholders across different jurisdictions.
What's on Offer
The successful candidate can look forward to working closely with senior management and play a role in influencing business strategies to push the business to greater heights.