Commercial Counsel

Location: Singapore, Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: HQ00016765_1536039668
Sector: Legal In-House

US listed software company is seeking an experienced lawyer for a Commercial Counsel position based in their regional APAC office in Singapore. The Commercial Counsel will support the business on all regional drafting, negotiating and managing all forms of commercial contracts.

Responsibilities

  • Monitors compliance of the internal units with the Company's policy and procedures.
  • Provides consultation, makes recommendations, gives appropriate advice, and/or facilitates decisions.
  • Receives research and responds to incoming questions; gathers and provides information, explains policy and procedures, and/or facilitates a resolution.
  • Writes or drafts contracts, correspondence, reports, documents and/or other written materials.
  • Regional - supporting the legal matters for the business across 8 jurisdictions in APAC.

Requirements

  • Singapore or Common Law qualified - 7+ PQE.
  • LL.B is a must. LLM/MBA will be an added advantage.
  • Extensive experience in negotiation IT contracts in a multinational setting.
  • Extensive experience in drafting and negotiating various IT agreements, including software licensing agreements, maintenance and support agreements, managed services agreements, reselling agreements, etc.
  • Ability to manage and lead deals independently.