Regional Legal Counsel - APAC

Job Title: Regional Legal Counsel - APAC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Industry: Legal
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -032019-231060
Contact Name: Eka Benui
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 27, 2019 15:40

Job description

About the client

We are exclusively working with an enterprise software business who is looking for a regional legal counsel to cover APAC, contributing to the strategy of the organisation. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter who can add value to the business.

About the role

  • Be hands-on in the negotiation of various forms of agreements, particularly in Software licensing and service agreements pertaining to the APAC region (focus is on Singapore, Malaysia, China / Hong Kong)
  • Draft, review and negotiate commercial agreements, bespoke agreements etc including managing transactions and contractual processes in accordance with applicable policies.
  • Counsel, advise, and consult company executives based on accurate interpretation of contract documents and the facts of a business opportunity
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to devise effective legal risk management strategies and internal governance policies.
  • Other ad-hoc duties as assigned

About you

  • 6-10 PQE (Common law qualified) Lawyer experience is desired
  • A combination of private practice (Preferably in Corporate / Capital markets) & in-house (Preferably in Tech / Telco) experience would be ideal to be able to hit the ground running
  • The incumbent should be hungry to learn and be passionate about the technology sector
  • Having had extensive experience in negotiating with players in the tech industry would be desired.
  • Able to work independently in a fast-paced environment and is a self-starter
  • Language skills - Mandarin / Cantonese would be a bonus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with different stakeholders

About the culture

  • The team consists of passionate lawyers who find it in their calling to bring value to the technology space. The business has a fun Silicon Valley working environment and employs cutting edge technology, hence, only the desire to work with talented people

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