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In-House Corporate Lawyer

In-House Corporate Lawyer

Location Bangkok Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable + group health insurance + other company benefits Sector Corporate, Hospitality

A great chance for an expert in law to showcase his/her skills and handle the group legal department. You will become a part of this new fast growing group in Thailand.

This role is open to THAI applicants only. 

 

Job brief

We are looking for an excellent In-house Corporate Lawyer to add value to and be the “backbone” of our business. You will ensure that company operates within the law at all times, offer counsel on legal issues, create an effective guardian of the organization and facilitate business strategies development. The successful candidate will be able to ensure legal compliance and limit risk exposure.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing expert and strategic legal advice to management
  • Setting internal governance policies and manage the impact of external factors
  • Evaluating and weighing multiple inputs and impacts of any decision or course of action

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to management
  • Set internal governance policies and manage the impact of external factors
  • Evaluate and weigh multiple inputs and impacts of any decision or course of action
  • Anticipate issues and estimate risks strategically
  • Identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks
  • Base your decision making process on ethics and integrity
  • Create associations of trust and respect with key stakeholders
  • Deal with external parties (regulators, external counsel, politicians, clients)
  • Attract, develop, direct, motivate and drive performance from team
  • Draft agreements that minimize risks and maximize legal rights
  • Meet legal objectives
  • Deal with complex, significant matters that cut across legal and related areas
  • Keep abreast of legislative changes

 

Requirements:

  • Proven general counseling experience in business environment
  • Overall broad legal knowledge (corporate law, litigations, labor law, etc)
  • In-depth understanding of how legal issues affect organisations
  • Ability to develop legal strategy and objectives
  • Well-versed in how business operate with financial acumen
  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and gravitas
  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills
  • First class interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to anticipate legal issues or risks and to “see around the corner”
  • BSc degree in Law or J.D. degree
  • MA or BSc in Business Administration will be considered an asset