APAC Senior Legal Counsel – SAAS (Maternity Cover)

  • Location
    Singapore
  • Contract Type
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Posted
  • Start Date
    ASAP
  • Industry
    Technology (In-house)
  • Expiry Date
    2022-10-19

Our client is a UK headquartered software MNC focusing on robotics process automation. They are looking for a senior commercial legal counsel for an urgent maternity cover.

This is an exciting opportunity to be working in an entrepreneurial institution who prides themselves as a leader in digital transformation, acting as a trusted legal advisor for the business across APAC.

Role:

  • Providing sound commercial legal advice to sales teams across APAC, fostering strong business partnership with counterparts in different functions across the region
  • Managing a broad range of contracts including leading complex negotiations and supporting full sales cycles
  • Ensuring efficiency and alignment with global policy in keeping workflow and processes up to date
  • Managing and working alongside external counsels in various jurisdictions
  • Conducting legal training and simplifying complex legal terminology to internal and external stakeholders where necessary

Requirements:

  • LLB from a recognized University
  • Common-law qualified lawyer with 8-12 PQE gained from ideally a mix of private practice and in-house capacity
  • As this is a maternity cover role, lawyers with direct b2b software licensing experience familiar with SAAS contracts, reseller agreements, marketing agreements, relevant NDAs and MSAs would be required
  • Proven ability to handle complex commercial contracts with direct negotiation experience
  • Know-how in managing global IP, privacy and data protection matters would be advantageous
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, proficiency in a secondary language (Mandarin, Japanese) would be ideal

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

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