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Head of Legal (APAC) Singapore

A global energy staffing business seeks the support of an experienced In-House Lawyer to work under the supervision of the Global Legal Director. This role has been created for a Regional Head of Legal PAC to develop a team of lawyers and deliver excellent commercial law advice to the sales teams and senior management. You will have gained at least 6 years PE having experience as an in-house role lawyer The Role You will act as the Legal Director's support lawyer and work within a fully operational legal team where you will be responsible for drafting, negotiating and advising on various high value and complex supply, purchase/ procurement, service, distribution and other commercial agreements. You will serve as the main legal representative for AP AC and will advise on all major business decisions whilst managing compliance matters. You will advise senior management and the board on possible risks and litigation matters where possible high court cases are filled against or in conjunction with the company. The Candidate Must have a minimum of 6 years PE comprising of in-house and private practice experience gained from an international Law Firm. Candidates must be currently working in a similar role with some experience of team management. must have a wide range of legal skills including legal research, drafting and negotiation, as well as good commercial litigation experience. Able to deal quickly with complex, significant matters that cut across legal and other business areas where you have the natural ability to think fast and provide pragmatic/commercial solutions. Candidates MUST have strong academics and have trained at a top tier UK practice or international law firm. Must have a good overall grasp of compliance issues, particularly data protection and ideally have experience of developing and motivating an in-house legal team.

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, Singapore
Specialism: Coco - Commercial, Commercial Litigation, Energy, Energy Litigation
Job Title: In House Lawyer
Sector: In House
PQE Level: 4 to 6 Years
Job Posted: 07 June 2018

For more information, please contact:

Name: Liam Taaffe
Email: liam.taaffe@gmk-legal.co.uk
Telephone: 0207 269 9110
Job Reference: 26328

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