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Legal Counsel

Job title: Legal Counsel
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Function: Construction / Engineering
Industry: Legal & Corporate Governance
Start Date: 21/10/2021
Salary: 0.00
Reference: 31678
Contact name: Nick Ryland
Contact email: nick@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client is a global infrastructure company that is experiencing significant growth across the APAC region. They are looking to bring on a Legal Counsel to focus on construction related matters. The role would be part of the legal team in Singapore and report to the General Counsel.


  • Perform various tasks related to legal matters, providing legal advice and guidance in the company and throughout project development, construction and operational phase
  • Review tender proposals and draft contractual deviation schedules
  • Draft EPC, supply and install and supply only contracts
  • Draft long-term asset management contracts
  • Negotiate contracts with customer legal representatives
  • Ensure contractual positions are consistent with internal governance policies and negotiate deviations with internal stakeholders
  • Management of external service providers to ensure correct advice within expected cost and time constraints
  • Legal advice to project and service operations teams
  • Advise on disputes


  • Law degree from a recognized university and admitted to a recognized bar
  • Between 3-6 years' PQE with experience in construction, development or infrastructure matters
  • Strong negotiating skills with both legal and financial/commercial issues and the ability to work across cultures and geographies
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English, any additional Asian languages a plus

Formative Search is a specialist recruitment agency based in Singapore. We recruit mid to senior-level candidates in the Legal & Corporate Governance, Renewable Energy, and Technology industries across Asia-Pacific

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