Legal Counsel
, Singapore
2d ago

KPMG Singapore’s Office of General Counsel is looking to hire a talented, enthusiastic, motivated and thoughtful lawyer to advise KPMG’s various business functions in commercial and transaction matters.

This is an opportunity to join a strong and well- established legal team. The Legal Counsel will review contracts and agreements for purposes of minimising the risks undertaken by the firm and ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements as well as firm policy.

Our Office of General Counsel disseminates timely and relevant information on developments in legislation and regulations, and executes initiatives to manage our risk in a challenging environment.

The job scope entails :

  • Deliver high standard legal guidance from commercial perspective including involvement with many internal functions to mitigate and prevent legal risks
  • Prepare of all legal contracts and agreements including drafting, reviewing and facilitating negotiations, alliance agreements, engagement contracts, sponsorship agreements, reseller agreements, NDAs, etc.
  • Provide legal and regulatory advice and support to our internal business functions in various matters including data privacy, protection of KPMG proprietary and intellectual property and Information Technology contracts etc
  • Develop tools and establish processes to empower our people, including taking initiatives for knowledge management to facilitate easy access, sharing, and dissemination of information within the team and with various business functions.
  • We are looking for team players with :

  • 2-3 years of relevant post qualification legal experience
  • Proven analytical and thinking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities
  • Technical knowledge of information technology laws, Intellectual Property (IP) law, privacy law, or merger and acquisition (M&A) experience will be an advantage
  • Positive attitude to his / her work that takes ownership of tasks and is able to work independently as well.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by KPMG Talent Acquisition team.

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