Legal Counsel (Project Contracts)

Location: Singapore
Discipline: Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Variable Bonus, Competitive Package
Contact name: Sharianty Sjahril

Contact email:
Job ref: #390_1715749343
Published: about 1 month ago

Legal Counsel (Project Contracts)
* Reputable Data Centre MNC
* Leadership Role in Singapore HQ
* Business Partnering

About Our Client
Our client is one of the leading vertically integrated providers of Data Centres and IT Infrastructure in Asia. They have a robust and growing network in the region, including a crucial Regional Office set-up in Singapore. They are currently on an active look out for a 4-6 PQE Legal Counsel to provide advice and support on wide range of area including Commercial and international Projects transactions matters. You will be sitting within the regional leadership team.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • You will be reporting to the Group Legal Director, acting as the legal point of contact for the Group's international business needs and requirements which may include matters drafting, reviewing and negotiating Legal agreements for various Project Financing, Project facility agreements, loan agreements, and other real estate-related contracts
  • You will also need to provide strategic counsel on how to ensure due diligence and forward insight on identifying potential risks and how to mitigate them, this will include real estate M&A agreements, the structuring of several transactions and documentations
  • You will provide support and legal advice on various operations of the business which include Employment Law, IP laws, Privacy Laws, working with Legal team based in China and external law firms/consultants, if necessary
  • You will be an active promoter and drive cross-functional and cross-regional collaboration in various Legal program and policies initiatives together with your legal counterparts in the regional office as well as the legal team based in China
  • You will be a partner and collaborate with the sales and account management teams to ensure effective transition to implementation of contracts

Candidate Profile
Our ideal candidate will be one who has most of the below criteria:

  • Bachelor's Degree of Law or Masters (LLB / LLM)
  • Approximately 4 to 6 years' post-qualification experience (PQE), within leading international law firms
  • Admission to the Singapore Bar (Singapore Bar qualified)
  • Strong track record of hands-on work with contract drafting, reviewing and negotiation
  • Good knowledge of and/or executed work for High-Technology Industrial Manufacturing / Real Estate / Data Centre industry sector
  • Conscientious with a high level of accuracy and integrity.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think strategically and provide practical solutions.

Next Steps:
If this role sounds interesting to you then please send your CV to Shary at preferably in Microsoft Word (MS Word) document format for a confidential discussion.
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