Legal Counsel

ZALORA SOUTH EAST ASIA PTE. LTD.
  • Job Category
    Legal
  • Job level
    Professional
  • Contract type
    Permanent
  • Location
    Central
  • Salary
    S$8500 - S$10500

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Providing clear and pragmatic legal advice to business stakeholders on all legal issues relating to ZALORA’s regional business (including corporate, technology, operations, finance, compliance, data protection, M&A, litigation, HR, and marketing).
  • Contract drafting and negotiation for ZALORA’s full suite of contracts, including:technology and licensing agreements, purchasing agreements, manufacturing agreements, marketing agreements, logistics agreements, employment agreements, on-line terms and conditions, and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Advising on an preparing documents relating to various corporate documents,including advising on corporate matters concerning ZALORA’s overseas joint ventures.
  • Advising on and assisting with the management of the Company’s intellectual property portfolio.
  • Supporting the development and launch of key compliance initiatives, including the development and delivery of training programs for ZALORA across the region.
  • Advising on ZALORA’s compliance with data protection laws across the region.
  • Advising on and managing ZALORA’s corporate and M&A legal requirements.
  • Advising on and managing the resolution of disputes, litigation and regulatory matters affecting the business.
  • Management of external counsel (as required) with a focus on obtaining cost effective, high quality, pragmatic and timely advice, on time and within budget.

Requirements:

  • Law degree required (top class results).
  • Admitted to the bar in at least one legal jurisdiction.
  • 5-7 years post qualified experience in top tier law firm or large multi-national company.
  • Fluent in written and oral English.

Preferred:

  • Legal  experience in some or all of the following areas: information technology, e-commerce, corporate and finance law, competition law, data protection, intellectual property, retail or FMCG business, logistics and compliance.
  • The ability to drill into and organize complex legal issues. In particular,the ability to define problems, establish facts, solve problems, make recommendations and draw conclusions in a timely and accurate manner.
  • A critical thinker adept at drawing-the-dots in order to assess the wider impact of matters on the Company’s operations and business objectives.
  • Excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Outstanding legal drafting skills and attention to detail.
  • A master of prioritization and time management.
  • A natural at forming collaborative professional relationships and working as part of a team.
  • Oral and written proficiency in another language from the Asia region.

Closing on 03 Mar 2021