Legal Counsel

Job Title: Legal Counsel
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -112020-453933
Contact Name: Rinku Saraf
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 04, 2020 12:42

Job Description

About the company

One of my clients in the global retail and food business space is looking for a Legal Counsel. You will be part of the legal team, reporting to the Chief Legal Officer based in Singapore. This is a great opportunity for a proactive candidate to take more accountability and responsibility to partner with senior stakeholders

About the role

Excellent opportunity to be part of a fast-growing and dynamic business with a regional coverage in APAC


  • Provide commercially and legally sound advice and support to the organization
  • Drafting and reviewing regional vendor agreements as well as internal standards and manuals.
  • Support legal strategic thinking in M&A and alternative ownership options and documenting deal outcomes.
  • Document and manage the business and contractual relationship with franchisees including negotiations with franchise partners.
  • Franchise registration and disclosure filings.
  • Shape compliance with global legal policies, implement, track and monitor compliance.
  • Work with external counsels to ensure our contracts and enforcement comply with local laws and regulations, including tax law and dispute resolution.
  • Build legal know-how internally and among the franchise community by presenting talks, workshops, building repeatable models.


  • Common law qualified lawyer, with at least 5 years pqe with experience in corporate commercial law in private practice, in-house or both
  • Knowledge and experience in e-commerce, digital and technology, data security and privacy laws will be a strong advantage
  • A business-oriented lawyer with strong commercial contracts drafting, reviewing, and negotiating skills
  • A team player who can adapt their style to meet the needs of different situations and audience
  • Ability to regularly deal with ambiguity and assess risk
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and listening skills) to proactively engage and influence cross-functional peers, internal clients, senior management, franchisees, and suppliers to find commercially practicable solutions and to implement them
  • Able to work independently and in a team, with initiative to seek guidance as necessary
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks and handle changing priorities successfully in a fast-paced environment
  • High personal and professional integrity and the ability to establish personal credibility within the department and organization

Argyll Scott Singapore Pte Ltd
EA License No. 16S8105
Rinku Goenka
EA Reg No: R1982285

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