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Senior Legal Counsel

Job title: Senior Legal Counsel
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Industry: Legal & Corporate Governance
Start Date: 17/10/2022
Reference: 32077
Contact name: Nick Ryland
Contact email: nick@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Senior Legal Counsel

About the job

Our client is an international media company that is looking for a Senior Legal Counsel to join its Singapore legal team. The Senior Legal Counsel will be responsible for providing legal support to the business across South East Asia. 


  • Provide legal and strategic advice to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Collaborate with functional counterparts to manage issues related to data, privacy, employment and other matters
  • Draft, review, and negotiate agreements with media vendors
  • Assist on compliance and corporate governance issues and transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and integration
  • Manage the implementation, use of and enhancement of automated legal solutions within the business
  • Deliver training for staff of all levels, on topics such as IP, key policies and procedures and contracting
  • Instruct and oversee external legal counsel as required


  • At least 10 years post qualification experience
  • Qualified to practice law in a common law jurisdiction
  • Media experience or technology experience
  • Experience with IP issues, licensing agreements, privacy and data security issues and compliance
  • Fluent in English. Excellent drafting skills with an ability to express yourself clearly and concisely in written and oral communications
  • A good eye for detail, as well as an ability to understand the bigger picture
  • A problem solver who is able to make practical decisions in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment
  • Well-organized multi-tasker and able to work independently
  • Experience with managing team members considered favourably

Formative Search is a specialist recruitment agency based in Singapore. We recruit across the Legal & Corporate Governance, New Energies, and ESG sectors.

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