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Legal/ Senior Legal Counsel

Date: 15-Jul-2021

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

Job Responsibilities 

  • Supporting the Consumer Business Unit within Singtel.  Responsibilities include providing advisory, transactional and project management support to the business to procure goods and services, mitigate risks, ensure legal compliance, advice and provide training on new laws.
  • More specifically the role includes supporting the procurement of devices, media content, various sales and marketing initiatives. 
  • Support to certain corporate groups within Singtel such as the procurement and HR divisions
  • General advisory work relating to laws particularly in the following areas - Intellectual Property, Privacy, Consumer Protection, Competition and Telecommunications.  A working knowledge of consumer related laws and regs in general is required. 
  • Some litigation experience would be beneficial but not essential as well. 
  • An active member of the group legal division contributing expertise to special interest groups and building our knowledge base.
  • Assist with managing contract managers and providing legal training sessions 

The Ideal Candidate should possess the following: 

  • A good Law Degree from recognized university and preferably be admitted to the Singapore bar.    , 
  • Minimum 8-10 years PQE, with experience in SGX listed company secretarial work    
  • Good working knowledge of the following areas of law, IP, Privacy, some litigation management experience
  • Familiar with Telco or TMT environment in Singapore 
  • Able to identify issues and propose practical solutions
  • Technical Proficiency with MS Office Applications 
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to interact and work across functions and levels.
  • Good communication, writing and negotiation skills.
  • Team player able to work independently with good people management skills