Senior Legal Counsel
Commercially focused role
About Our Client
Our Client is a player in the Technology industry with strong financial clout and ambitious expansion plans in the APAC region. Due to the growth in the business, they are currently seeking a Senior Legal Counsel to start and build the legal function.
Reporting to the CEO, you will lead the legal function for the region and build a team to support the business. You will be responsible for providing legal support and advice for the business, partnering closely with commercial teams to achieve corporate objectives while managing legal risks. This includes drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts, supporting bids and tenders and ensuring compliance with applicable laws and existing regulatory frameworks. You will also support merger and acquisition activities as they arise.
The Successful Applicant
You are a qualified lawyer with at least 10 years PQE gained in private practice followed by extensive experience in the technology industry. You have a proven track record in successfully supporting business growth and building high performing teams. A hands-on self starter, you are flexible, adaptable and able to deal with ambiguity. You are culturally sensitive and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills to be able to partner and influence a wide range of stakeholders.
What's on Offer
The successful candidate can look forward to a role in a growing organization and the opportunity to partner and influence the senior management team, while actively participating in business growth. You will be provided with the autonomy to develop your team.