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Legal Counsel - Technology

Keywords / Skills : website, hardware, hosting

4 - 6 years
Posted: 2019-01-24

Nationality
Singapore
Industry
Recruitment/Staffing/RPO
Function
IT
Role
Software Engineer/ Programmer
Posted On
24th Jan 2019
Job Ref code
9176
Job Description
Legal Counsel Reporting to the Vice President (Legal), you will assist to manage and oversee the legal aspects of our organisation and the regional business units. You will keep up with the changing business needs and legal/compliance/regulatory requirements to provide clear and accurate advice on contracts, M&As, joint ventures, partnerships, corporate work and compliance matters. You will also safeguard the organisation’s interests and contribute to improving its legal and regulatory control environment. Responsibilities Provide commercially and legally sound advice and support to the organisation and its business units in the region Draft, review and negotiate contracts and other legal documents relating to services, software, licensing, cybersecurity, IT and other technology related subject matters Prepare contract templates Give advice on regulatory and compliance matters including anti-corruption, personal data protection laws, and cybersecurity Plan and provide legal training Provide updates on new laws or changes in laws Work with appointed external service providers/legal counsels; monitor and manage legal costs, quality and service Work with the appointed Corporate Secretarial firm to administer corporate matters/proceedings Requirements LLB (Hons) degree holder Called to the Singapore bar with 4-6 years of post-qualifying experience Experience in a Technology practice group in a law firm or an IT company will be preferred Experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating IT and other technology related contracts (e.g. software licenses, cloud service contracts, software as a service, online platform agreements, cybersecurity and related services agreement, forensic services agreements, consultancy agreements, software and hardware acquisition/maintenance, open source licenses, outsourcing agreements, apps development agreement, apps co-operation agreement, web design agreement, website hosting agreement) Good knowledge of the Personal Data Protection Act and cybersecurity laws, with capability to advise on it Familiarity with MAS guidelines on Outsourcing, Technology Risk Management Guidelines, and Fintech/Insurtech will be an advantage Ability to translate complex legal or factual issues into plain English advices/communication Ability to work independently Please send your resume in WORD format by clicking the apply button below or contact Christina Fong on +65 6701 1526 for a confidential discussion. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CEI Reg. Number R1441034 (Christina Fong).
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