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Senior Legal Counsel

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Industry: Legal, Technology
Salary: S$130000.00 - S$150000.00 per annum
Reference: JN -052019-440101
Contact Name: Eka Benui
Contact Email: ebenui@argyllscott.sg
Job Published: May 17, 2019 10:03

Job description

About the client

Our client is one of the world's top software companies and they provide technology solutions and services within the travel industry

About the role

· Lending Legal and contractual support to assigned IT customer accounts in the APAC region, specifically:

o Commercial support (including negotiation and drafting) for complex transactions;

o Enforcing existing contracting and business policies and streamlining best global contracting policies and procedures

o Ability to understand fast evolving technology as applied to the business and its legal framework and take appropriate legal steps;

· Produce post-contract documentation/summaries/action lists.

· Work closely with the Contract Management team.

· Handle claims for allocated areas including pre-claim, ongoing, settlement, arbitration / litigation as required on assigned customer accounts.

· Corporate Support: oversee corporate housekeeping, procurement support and local law compliance of certain affiliates in APAC.

· JV transactions: Responsible for reviewing, drafting and negotiating Joint Venture Agreement and Partnership Agreements in APAC.

About you

· Having the ability to converse in full professional proficiency in Mandarin is a bonus.

· Minimum of 4 years PQE

· University Degree in Law, Legal Qualification to practice as a lawyer

· Having experience in IT/outsourcing agreements, as well as knowledge of data privacy issues is a plus

· Training in a common-law jurisdiction is a plus

· Involvement in bid teams, contract negotiation and post contract delivery highly desirable.

· Strong commercial outlook and great client care skills

· Must have a strategic as well as legal approach to the law and like working in a fast paced, competitive environment.

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.