Senior Legal Counsel
Team management role
About Our Client
Our Client is a European multinational in the professional services industry, a market leader with a growing presence in the Asia Pacific. Due to continuing business needs, they are currently seeking a Senior Legal Counsel to be part of the regional legal team to support the APAC business with a focus on the North Asia operations.
Reporting to the APAC Head of Legal, you will lead a small team to provide legal advice to facilitate business activities and support corporate functions, partnering with the senior leadership team and other cross functional stakeholders. This would include reviewing bids and tenders, customer and vendor contracts and other agreements in the course of business to ensure compliance to internal and local country policies and minimizing risk while achieving commercial and corporate objectives. You will also be involved in training to the organization on relevant legal matters and any regional and global projects when they arise.
The Successful Applicant
A qualified lawyer, you possess at least 10 years PQE with a strong understanding and experience of legal matters in the Asia Pacific region. A strong team player, assertive and confident, you have a demonstrated track record of interacting with and engaging stakeholders and a keen sense of business acumen. Ability to communicate and draft in Mandarin is essential to be able to negotiate contracts in the North Asia region.
What's on Offer
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing organisation in the professional services industry with high visibility to the senior management team. You can also look forward to a stable and positive working environment and a culture which advocates teamwork.