Legal Counsel, North Asia
North Asia focus
Commercially focused and autonomous role
About Our Client
Our Client is a European multinational, a prominent leader in the FMCG industry with globally acclaimed products. Due to an expansion of the business and consequentially the legal team, there is now a newly created position for a Legal Counsel to support the fast expanding and high potential markets in North Asia.
Reporting to the Head of Legal for APAC, you will provide legal advice and support commercial teams on contract negotiations to drive business growth in the North Asia region while minimizing and mitigating legal risk. This will include drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory guidelines as well as the organization's internal policies and processes. You will also drive the development, implementation and training of compliance programmes in the region.
The Successful Applicant
You are a Qualified Lawyer with 5 - 8 years post qualification experience, with excellent understanding and experience of the commercial requirements of doing business in the North Asia market and the relevant laws and compliance guidelines. A commercially driven, self-motivated and independent individual, you enjoy a business partnering role and interacting with diverse stakeholders on a regional scale.
What's on Offer
You can look forward to an exciting broad role. You will also have the opportunity to define your role in a growing multinational with a focus on high growth markets.