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Legal Counsel

  • Location:

    Singapore

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    JJ How

  • Contact email:

    JJ.How@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-042024-243701_1717376621

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-07-03

Our client, a leading company in the Transportation & Logistics industry, is seeking a Legal Counsel to join their legal department.


Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing, providing feedback on, and potentially bargaining over various business contracts, including service agreements, supplier and subcontractor agreements, confidentiality agreements, and terms & conditions;
  • Aiding in resolving disputes concerning charter parties, Memoranda of Agreement (MOAs), and shipbuilding contracts;
  • Supporting diverse corporate and financial transactions, potentially involving joint ventures and capital markets;
  • Offering legal assistance for setting up new foreign branches or subsidiaries of the Group;
  • Participating in the creation and enforcement of policies and procedures;
  • Evaluating and improving existing legal processes, structures, and procedures within the Group, pinpointing weaknesses, suggesting enhancements, and implementing necessary changes;
  • Assisting with insurance and mortgage paperwork;
  • Supporting various aspects of company secretarial duties, such as drafting internal board minutes, powers of attorney, and other corporate documents;
  • Assisting with Know Your Customer (KYC) and compliance procedures;
  • Continuously updating and maintaining legal systems and records;

Qualification & Experiences:

  • Qualified lawyer in Singapore or England and Wales
  • At least 4 years of experience in a professional law firm with some knowledge in transportation such as shipping, aviation or relevant industry
  • Strong ability to work autonomously while being a team player
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding on legal matters to identify the legal issues to propose a clearly defined, evaluated risk mitigation solution

Should you be interested, please click "Apply" or contact JJ How via jj.how@oliverjames.com for a further confidential discussion

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