Regional General Counsel

Negotiable
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SAMI QURESHI

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our super collaborative and friendly Legal & Compliance team has an exciting new opportunity for a Deputy General Counsel focusing on the region. You must currently be managing a multi-jurisdictional based team and supporting them on cross-border matters.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the provision of legal services and deliver high quality, commercially focused, cost effective legal services
  • Maintain a comprehensive approach to risk, risk management and compliance
  • Build and maintain relationships of trust with key stakeholders
  • Lead and develop processes and systems to improve efficiency and quality of services; engage and manage external lawyers as required
  • Manage legal spend to meet or beat budget
  • Execute for results and help deliver sustainable value to stakeholders
  • Develop and in-house and external capability
  • Regulatory and compliance


Key Requirements:

  • Substantial experience as a senior lawyer (15+PQE) providing legal advice to leaders, executive and board
  • Experience in in-house legal team ideally in an IT, data centre, telecommunications or technology business
  • Significant exposure to a wide range of law including commercial and contract law; company law, mergers and acquisitions; regulatory; dispute resolution; privacy; IT; procurement; intellectual property; anti-bribery; sanctions; and competition law
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and experience in building relationships of trust and influencing outcomes across a range of stakeholders
  • Business judgement with the ability to develop pragmatic solutions to challenging business issues. This includes confidence to constructively give full and frank advice with a focus on risk management (not risk minimisation)
  • Internal and external negotiation skills
  • Strong customer focus and ability to develop and maintain internal and external relationships
  • Proven ability to act independently and provide commercially focused legal advice with a high degree of integrity
  • Proven ability to review, draft and edit documents

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified lawyer with 15+ PQE
  • Solid private practice experience and currently working in a well-recognised MNC.
  • Good command in both spoken and written English
  • In-house experience in TMT industries would be highly advantageous
  • Strong regional experience, with in-depth working knowledge of various AsiaPac markets.
  • Strong managerial acumen having direct reports in various jurisdictions.
  • Self-starter with excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • A passionate and detail-oriented legal professional who can work autonomously in a dynamic environment.

McGregor Boyall Associates Pte Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

EA Licence No: 11S4330

McGregor Boyall Associates Pte Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

EA Licence No: 11S4330

 

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