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  • 03 Jan 2022

    Manager, Legal Counsel


    Permanent Position
    An exciting opportunity within legal for a leading motor company within the automobile industry where you will partner and advise the business to drive continued performance and growth, acts as key legal strategist and risk manager, as well as manages the local legal function.

    Job Description

    • Partners and advises the business to drive continued performance and growth
    • Acts as day-to-day legal point of contact for local business stakeholders
    • Provides legal consultation and support, both for day-to-day and operational matters, as well as for strategical and tactical projects and initiatives of the local business
    • Supports stakeholders and takes an active role in negotiation of legal topics and legal documents with business partners, regulators/ authorities and other external parties
    • Drafts, reviews, negotiates and advises on a wide range of contracts to ensure the business’ legal rights and interests are protected and/ or enforced, and to minimize legal risks or breaches of law/ contract
    • Takes care of disputes/ litigation matters as well as investigations and audits (internal & external)
    • Prepares and approves legal templates (including contracts, T&Cs)
    • Maintenance of corporate governance portfolio, including registers and requirements under the Companies Act, and liaising with corporate secretarial service providers
    • Keeps abreast of legal developments trends, and manages proactive communication with stakeholders, including advising on potential impacts on the business
    • Provides updates and training on legal relevant topics to management and employees
    • Drafts and reviews internal legal processes, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and internal requirements
    • Participates in internal and regional Legal team meetings/ conferences
    • Selects, liaises with and supervises external lawyers, ensuring high quality and value of external legal support, including cost-efficiency
    • Planning for and execution of Legal-related tools and technology, related to digitalization goals of the business
    • Implementation of Legal strategy and vision, including supporting the Regional General Counsel in developing and implementing plans to support the Legal team goals
    Expires on 28 Feb 2022

    Posted By

    Glenn Wong (Reg No: R1106685)

    Tel: +65 6738 6228


    • LLB (Bachelor of Laws degree) or equivalent from a recognized law school, LLM (Masters of Law degree) is a plus
    • Admitted to the Singapore Bar
    • 3 to 5 years of legal working experience at (1) an in-house legal department (multinational company is a plus) and/ or (2) a law firm (international law firm is a plus Automotive/ finance industry experience is a plus
    • General corporate and commercial law, contract law, consumer law, competition/ antitrust law, data protection (knowledge of GDPR is a plus), technology law, intellectual property law, employment law
    • Experience in the following areas: financing and leasing matters (knowledge of vehicle financing including hire purchase regulations would be a plus), collections and restructuring, corporate secretarial issues
    • Good legal research and writing skills, and able to think analytically and strategically
    • Proficiency in drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on a wide range of commercial contracts
    • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal, in particular with business stakeholders as well as management), including presentation and training skills

    Location : Singapore

    If the above speaks to you, we'd love to hear from you. Please send in your updated CV to (Glenn Wong, Reg No: R1106685). You may email this great opportunity to someone who would be a great fit for this role.

    All information will be kept strictly confidential. We regret to inform that only successful applicants will be contacted.

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