Legal Executive OR Senior Legal Executive

We are looking for a Legal Executive OR Senior Legal Executive our team in Singapore, to be responsible for assisting staff with all matters that require research, knowledge, and application of laws including but not limited to corporate law, immigration law, contract law, tax law, and employment law.

Location: Singapore

Principal accountabilities:

  • Review agreements and other legal documents adopting a risk based/critical analysis

  • Upkeep the company’s data protection procedures and policies

  • Keep abreast of legislative changes that may affect the company and its services

  • Liaise with statutory and other relevant bodies as and when necessary

  • Assist sales and marketing staff with business development activities as appropriate

  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned from time-to-time

The type of person we are looking for:

  • Law degree or equivalent any jurisdiction

  • At least 1 year of prior relevant experience

  • Experience in corporate services and regulatory industries

  • Excellent attention to detail and decision-making skills, a can-do attitude with strong initiative and thrives in a fast-growing fast-moving organisation with the ability to work to tight deadlines in a sometimes-high pressure environment

  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal), listening, inter-personal and organisational skills

  • Able to identify legal issues and communicate legal advice using a commercial, risk based approach, capable of evaluation of financial and contractual risk

  • Good team player with ability to lead, and exceptional relationship building skills with colleagues, management, clients and partners

  • Able to conduct legal research

  • Coachable, driven, dependable, trustworthy and hardworking

  • Strong computer and Microsoft office skills

  • Ability to present and give training to the business as directed

  • Ability to work with external counsel where necessary

Job Requirement preferred:

  • Regional language skills
  • European language skills
  • Business acumen
  • Experience in ASEAN, Hong Kong and PRC jurisdictions 

 

To find out more or have a confidential discussion, please email careers@hawksford.com.

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