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Senior Corporate Lawyer

  • Location: Bangkok
  • Salary: Negotiable per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Function: Legal
  • Contact: Pear Soowit
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 08 March 2024
  • Job Ref: JN -022024-483668

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in general commercial laws and contracts, with a minimum of 7 years of combined experience in both law firm and in-house counsel roles.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, draft, and review legal contracts, agreements, and documents in both Thai and English languages, providing insightful recommendations to ensure compliance and mitigate risks.
  • Develop, initiate, maintain, and revise internal legal documents, policies, and procedures to ensure alignment with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Provide legal advice and support to internal stakeholders on various legal matters, including corporate governance, compliance, intellectual property, and employment law.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to stay abreast of changes in laws and regulations relevant to the IT Services and IT Consulting industry, and advise management accordingly.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including finance, operations, and human resources, to address legal issues and facilitate business transactions.
  • Manage external legal counsel and consultants as necessary, ensuring effective and cost-efficient legal representation for the company.
  • Assist in the negotiation and settlement of disputes, litigation, and other legal proceedings as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Law; Master's degree preferred.
  • Admitted to practice law in Thailand.
  • Minimum of 7 years of combined experience in a reputable law firm and in-house counsel role, with a focus on general commercial laws and contracts.
  • Extensive experience drafting and negotiating complex legal agreements and documents.
  • Strong understanding of Thai legal system and regulatory framework, with knowledge of international legal standards and best practices.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • High level of integrity, professionalism, and attention to detail.
  • Native Thai speaker with good English proficiency

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.