Legal Counsel

Location
Singapore (SG)
Salary
Neg
Posted
06 Oct 2016
Closes
03 Nov 2016
Ref
Ref 206
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Experienced Legal Counsel - Hospitality and Leisure 

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Draft, review, negotiate and advise on management, license, and technical assistance services agreements and ancillary contracts with potential partners.
  • Prepare documents and contracts in accordance with the company’s standards and policies.
  • Initiate, coordinate and instruct external counsel and/or assist in reaching settlements.
  • Provide internal support to other business areas including writing and distribute contract summaries.
  • Review and update company’s policies and standards and report material deviations for approval by leadership team.
  • Assist General Counsel in implementing policies, procedures and business practices and ensure understanding and compliance by relevant departments.
  • Assist in handling corporate regulatory matters of subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • Coordinate contract database process to ensure accurate and timely tracking of key contract terms, conditions, changes, timelines, and owner information.
  • Other duties as and when necessary.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Law from a reputable university.
  • Admitted to practice as a solicitor.
  • 5-8 years of experience in corporate and commercial law (real estate law an advantage but not required), with at least 3 years’ practice experience with a first-tier local or international law firm servicing international clients.
  • Hotel industry related legal experience (in-house / private practice) will be advantageous.
  • Fluent in English, Mandarin (spoken and written) an advantage but not required.
  • Strong legal drafting skills.
  • Corporate secretarial knowledge and experience is an advantage but not a pre-requisite.
  • Willingness to travel if required by the company’s business needs.