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Senior Legal Counsel

Job title: Senior Legal Counsel
Contract type: Permanent
Industry: Legal & Corporate Governance
Start Date: 27/11/2020
Salary: 0.00
Reference: 30744
Contact name: Nick Ryland
Contact email: nick@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

We are working with a global giant in the energy sector that is looking for a Senior Legal Counsel to join them in Singapore. The role will have a focus on Southeast Asia and be broad in nature. The ideal candidate will have at least 8 years PQE some of which will be gained from a top law firm or reputable MNC and have experience working on deals across multiple jurisdictions. The role will be part of a small legal team and have managerial elements to it. Singapore, Malaysia or Indonesia qualified candidates with corporate experience will be preferred.


  • Provide legal assistance on all legal aspects regarding new investments, partnerships and commercial contracts in the Southeast Asian region
  • Provide the legal support for internal approval process of projects (i.e. drafting legal memo, participating to project review meetings) and ensuring compliance of the projects with the relevant policies
  • Corporate housekeeping
  • Drafting and implementing policies
  • Handle compliance matters
  • Ensure adequate legal reporting and sharing of knowledge in corporation within the legal line
  • Manage the external lawyers appointed for projects


  • 8 –14 years of PQE.
  • Top tier corporate law firms. In house experience is a strong plus
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Extraordinary attention to details and diligent. Independent, ability to challenge status quo and think outside of the box
  • Qualified in either Singapore, Malaysia or Indonesia
  • Corporate cross border work experience
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