• Job Code: WO-00052-00006
  • Location: Singapore Singapore
  • Experience: 8 - 10
  • Position: In-house Counsel
  • Recruiter: Horizon Recruitment
Job Description:

We have an opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic commercial senior legal counsel to join a talented in house legal team to support an exciting media business focusing on their online streaming apps across South East Asia.  

Duties and areas of responsibility

  • Providing legal support and advice to the group’s business in South East Asia and in particular with regard to the direct to consumer content businesses.
  • Drafting, negotiating and advising on a broad range of commercial contracts relating principally to marketing, content partnerships, distribution, promotions and other commercial activities. 
  • Liaising with external counsel and regional offices on a variety of legal matters.
  • Coordination and collaboration with, and where applicable supervision of, other members of the legal department to provide legal support and advice.

 Candidate Requirements

  • LL.B. or JD or equivalent. Singapore or commonwealth qualified lawyer preferred.
  • A minimum of 8-10 years of legal experience ideally in a digital media business in SE Asia, or at a minimum in a law firm or multinational corporate legal department, focused on corporate/commercial and IP practice.
  • Working knowledge of technology services and platforms and online streaming businesses is required.
  • Excellent writing, negotiating and drafting skills in English.
  • Admitted to practise law in Singapore and/or other English-speaking jurisdiction.
  • Solid experience and understanding in issues concerning corporate/commercial law and intellectual property law, particularly copyright, trademark, consumer, advertising and data privacy laws and regulations.
  • Keen analytical insight and strong legal capability.
  • Understanding of the legal and business customs and practices of a US-based multinational enterprise.
  • Familiarity and experience with business practices of the media and entertainment industry.

If you think you meet the above requirements and would like to apply please send:

  1. your CV;
  2. transcripts; and
  3. a short cover note to jessica.deery@horizon-recruit.com for us to determine your suitability for this role.

If you’d like to arrange a confidential discussion prior to applying please call our Singapore office on +65 6808 6635, Hong Kong office on +852 3978 1369 or London office on +44 20 3745 2513.

Please share this opportunity with any colleagues that you think would be interested. 

Singapore EA Licence No. 12S6213

  • Practice Area: Media & Technology, Commercial, Intellectual Property
  • Industry: Legal
  • Keywords: Media & Entertainment, commercial, IP