Legal Counsel
17h ago

This is an exciting opportunity for a lawyer with outstanding legal skills and an adventurous attitude to join ZALORA’s regional legal team.

Located in Singapore, you will be responsible for providing legal advice across the full range of legal matters affecting ZALORA’s business across the region.

This is an excellent opportunity for a lawyer seeking to grow and gain experience in a variety of legal areas, in the burgeoning fashion e-commerce industry.

Responsibilities :

  • Providing clear and pragmatic legal advice to business stakeholders on all legal issues relating to ZALORA’s regional business (including commercial, corporate, compliance, M&A, litigation, HR, IT, marketing, and Finance).
  • Contract drafting and negotiation for ZALORA’s full suite of contracts, including : purchasing agreements, manufacturing agreements, marketing agreements, logistics agreements, licensing agreements, employment agreements, on-line terms and conditions, and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Supporting the development and launch of key compliance initiatives, including the development and delivery of training programs for ZALORA across the region.
  • Support with ZALORA’s compliance with data protection laws across the region.
  • Advising on and managing ZALORA’s corporate and commercial 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 Malaysia, and / or has post qualification experience in Malaysia.
  • Circa 4-8 years post qualified experience in top tier law firm or large multi-national company.
  • Fluent in written and oral English and Bahasa Malaysia.
  • Ability to travel internationally from time to time.
  • Based in Singapore but willing to occasionally travel to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Preferred :

  • Legal practice experience as a lawyer in the Corporate Commercial / M&A, IT / IP or Litigation practice group with experience in some or all of the following areas : commercial contracts, corporate law, M&A, intellectual property, retail, information technology, e-commerce, marketing and advertising, 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 Zalora’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.
  • Other :

  • Exposure to a wide range of exciting and complex legal issues, through which you are encouraged and supported to grow professionally and take ownership.
  • A dynamic, fast paced working environment in a growing organization, in which you can see the immediate results of your hard work.
  • A friendly and supportive regional legal team, with opportunities to work on regional projects across jurisdictions.
  • The ZALORA Story

    ZALORA exists for the millions of fashion consumers in Asia seeking a shopping experience focused on their unique styles, trends and fit.

    As Asia’s leading online fashion destination, ZALORA was founded in 2012 and has a presence in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia & Brunei, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

    ZALORA’s localised sites offer an extensive collection of top international and local brands as well as our own in-house labels across apparel, shoes and accessories for men and women.

    ZALORA is part of Global Fashion Group, the world's leader in online fashion for emerging markets.

    ZALORA is not obligated to accept resumes from any third parties on behalf of potential candidates for any position (advertised or otherwise) by any means, unless ZALORA has executed a written agreement with such third party and has expressly requested such third party for candidate referrals.

    Third parties who provide unsolicited resumes of candidate(s) shall waive and forfeit all rights to claim for any placement fees or referral fees in the event that such candidate is eventually engaged or employed by ZALORA or Global Fashion Group.

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