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Sole Legal Counsel - Technology

Job Title: Sole Legal Counsel - Technology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -112020-454492
Contact Name: Rinku Saraf
Contact Email: rgoenka@argyllscott.sg
Job Published: December 01, 2020 09:56

Job Description

About the company

One of my clients in the Technology space is looking for a Legal Counsel. You will be responsible for covering APAC and reporting to the General Counsel overseas. This is a fantastic opportunity for a proactive candidate to take more accountability and responsibility to partner with senior stakeholders in Singapore

About the role

Excellent opportunity to be part of a fast-growing and dynamic business with global coverage

Responsibilities:

  • Draft and negotiate complex technology agreements to support the needs of our sales teams and customers across multiple countries in APAC
  • Provide practical legal guidance in a timely manner on a range of legal issues in the regions, including HR matters, data protection and privacy issues
  • Support Business' compliance, privacy and data protection initiatives in the region
  • Analyze legal risk with attention to detail while creatively overcoming obstacles
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of Legal department policies, processes and templates and be a collaborative member of small, collegial legal department

Qualifications

  • Common Law qualified with at least 4+ years post qualification experience
  • Strong transactional background, with experience in negotiating, drafting and advising clients on technology-related commercial contracts, including multi-jurisdictional transactions, software licensing and cloud services.
  • Previous in-house experience at an enterprise software company is a plus, as is multi-lingual capability
  • Self-starter able to work in a fast paced, changing environment with ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities
  • Exceptional communication skills and an ability to engage effectively with a variety of levels and audiences
  • Ability and confidence necessary to work independently and across multiple functions

Argyll Scott Singapore Pte Ltd
EA License No. 16S8105
Rinku Goenka
EA Reg No: R1982285

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