- Commercial focused regional role
- Team management responsibilities
About Our Client
Our client is a European multinational in the industrial solutions space with a global presence and solid footprint in the Asia Pacific and Middle East region. Due to business growth, there is now a newly created opportunity for a Senior Legal Counsel to be based in Singapore leading the legal function for the region.
Reporting to the Global General Counsel and the Regional Head of Business, you will lead a team across the region and be responsible for providing legal support and advice relating to business and operations to support the growth in the region while minimising risk to the business. Your portfolio will be commercially focused and broad including drafting, reviewing and negotiation of a wide range of commercial contracts, overseeing the corporate secretarial function and supporting other matters including M&A, intellectual property, employment law etc. with support from the corporate legal team. You will also be involved in training the organisation on relevant legal and compliance topics, participate in regional projects and support dispute resolution or investigations when they arise.
The Successful Applicant
You are a corporate/commercial lawyer called to the Singapore Bar with at least 7 years PQE gained in private practice and in-house ideally with experience in the manufacturing, engineering, distribution or logistics industries. Commercially-minded, driven, and an adaptable self-starter, you are solutions focused, possess excellent prioritisation skills and enjoy a fast- paced commercial environment. Equipped with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, you strive to be a commercially focused and pragmatic business partner to senior stakeholders.
What's on Offer
You can look forward to a broad and commercially focused role in a European multinational with the opportunity to grow as a leader and play an active business partnering role to regional and global stakeholders.