Litigation Counsel (5-10 PQE)

  • Location

    Singapore, Singapore

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Theresa Pang

  • Contact email:

    theresapang@taylorroot.com

  • Job ref:

    TPA127883_1564671507

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-31

  • Consultant:

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The company is a leading internet and online services provider, with an established presence in the region.

An opportunity is now available for a legal professional to be part of their regional team in a newly created role. The legal counsel will work closely with the business teams and provide legal support in litigations and regulatory matters.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage ongoing and new disputes, litigation and other contentious matters in the region
  • Advisory responsibility for litigation and regulatory requests, particularly for Singapore and Southeast Asia
  • Closely collaborate with functional stakeholders to coordinate and develop scalable solutions for litigation and regulatory issues
  • Advise on and manage responses to regulatory investigations, and assist with or lead any connected internal investigations

Requirements:

  • Qualified in a common law jurisdiction (ideally Singapore) with at least 5-10 years' PQE experience gained ideally from a top tier law firm or a multinational organisation
  • Candidates with relevant litigation, commercial disputes and/or regulatory experience and familiarity with dealing with regulators highly regarded
  • Experience in advising on and representing companies in significant litigation inquiries
  • Experience in cross-border disputes will be highly beneficial
  • Able to adapt legal requirements in a pragmatic way, consistent with company objectives
  • Team player with strong business acumen and attention to detail

To comply with local laws, our Singapore office EA Licence No is: 17S8475.

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