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Legal Counsel

  • Location:

    Ho Chi Minh City

  • Sector:

    Monroe Banking & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Rhett

  • Contact email:

    phong.nguyen@monroeconsulting.vn

  • Job ref:

    BBBH413233_1677469858

  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-03-23

  • Client:

    Monroe Consulting Group

International award-winning executive recruitment expert Monroe Consulting Group is recruiting on behalf of a multinational consumer financial company.

Our highly respected client is seeking a Legal Counsel with at least 8 years' experience in Commercial Legal/Corporate Legal. The job is based in Ho Chi Minh City.

The Legal Counsel will be a key contact and supporter of the CEO about legal affairs: policies, products/operations which are accordance with the current law. Most importantly, the Legal Counsel will help the organization avoid of risks, dispute in action, and improve the image, reputation instead.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify legal issues, provide legal advice and opinion on matters relating to daily business operation of the Company to functional departments in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assess the impact of new/amended regulations on the business and present to the managements appropriate steps that may be taken in countering the impact and/meeting legal requirements.
  • Review internal regulations/policies/procedures prepared by functional departments
  • Draft templates of contract/agreement and/or review contracts/agreements prepared by related functional departments; participate in negotiation of transactions/contracts if and when applicable.
  • Review of products/services to ensure all are in compliance with the current laws and to internal policies of the Company.
  • Update new legal information, including make requests to related department heads to set up, revise and implement internal policies for consistency with new laws and regulations and/or meeting any change in the legal requirements promptly.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree/ Master's degree in Law
  • From 8-10 years working experience in legal field, preferred in-house legal roles
  • Experienced in Financial Services, Banking, Insurance companies with nationwide business operations
  • Good at MS Office
  • Proficiency in English both verbal & written
  • Having good relationships with external lawyers or legal consulting firms would be the big advantageous.