Legal Director

Job Title: Legal Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Seoul
Contact Name: Sunny Yung
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Job Published: February 05, 2020 11:18

Job Description

Legal Director – Korea

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Providing legal support for various business units across multiple geographies in Korea
  • Providing merger and acquisition support in our strategic and key transactional initiatives
  • Advising on international trade matters and supporting key customer accounts
  • Handling various litigation cases and employment disputes
  • Drafting, review and negotiating local, regional and global commercial contracts and documents
  • Provides relevant training and coaching for appropriate employee groups
  • Supervising outside law firms used by the corporation and managing external legal budget
  • Supervising junior legal staff

Job Requirements:

  • Possess a recognized legal degree, either JD or LLB/ LLM
  • Qualified attorney either qualified with a Korean Bar, Commonwealth Bar qualification or a US Bar
  • Minimum 12 years of relevant legal experience in law firm and/or in-house environment
  • Prepared to assume a wider leadership role in addressing strategic business issues
  • Ability to manage projects independently with minimal supervision
  • Possess advanced drafting and negotiation skills in corporate and/or litigation matters
  • Possess good planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; able to interact with different levels of people
  • Matured personality; strong professionalism and long-term view towards career development
  • Fluent in English and Korean, spoken and written
  • Applies cultural sensitivity when making decisions on business issues
  • Business traveling opportunities will be available

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