Regional Legal Director, APAC
Leadership role for the region
Strategic business partner to the APAC leadership team
About Our Client
Our client is a global multinational with a long and outstanding track record in the business services sector. Due to continuing business needs in the region, there currently exists a fantastic opportunity for a highly capable senior legal professional to join them in Singapore
Leading the legal and contracts team, this role will be responsible for all legal, corporate and compliance matters for the region. You will represent the company in contract negotiations and be a point of escalation where necessary for such negotiations. You will also have oversight of the corporate secretarial function to ensure compliance according to the group's corporate governance guidelines and policies. To support this fast growing and dynamic business, you are expected to deliver balanced commercial advise and ensures good governance for the region. Working closely with the senior management team, you will provide legal support and advice on strategic and operational legal matters. Where opportunities arise in new locations for business expansion, you will also partner the business and provide support in due diligence, business licensing requirements and all other necessary matters. As the team leader, you are also responsible to develop, coach and inspire a motivating working environment and high performance culture.
The Successful Applicant
You are legally qualified from a recognized university with a proven track record in a regional leadership capacity, either in a law firm, or as an in-house counsel in an MNC. Experience gained in a professional services or business services/solutions environment could be ideal but not a must. You should have a well-rounded exposure to a broad range of legal matters including employment, data privacy, business licensing, antitrust/competition law, amongst others. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the flair to work in a fast-paced environment are critical to the success of the role.
What's on Offer
Stable and successful organisation, with career growth opportunities internationally.