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Legal Counsel
at The Wellex Group, Inc. in Philippines - Pasig

Legal Counsel at The Wellex Group, Inc. in Philippines - Pasig

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Posted on December 16, 2016

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We are looking for a highly qualified Legal Counsel to oversee the legal aspects of our business. You will safeguard our reputation by guaranteeing that the company strictly follows law guidelines and give legal advice to management about all relevant issues. The successful candidate will effectively ensure legal conformity and minimize probability of exposure.

Responsibilities:

  • give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance, etc.) 
  • collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies 
  • communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority, etc.) 
  • draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company's full legal rights 
  • deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces 
  • provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization 
  • conduct your work with integrity and responsibility 
  • maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation 
  • attend to all legal problems and cases of the company 
  • research and liaison with different government agencies 
  • other work or projects may be assigned from time to time 

Requirements:

  • proven experience as a legal counsel in business environment 
  • excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures 
  • full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation 
  • demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies 
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity 
  • sound judgement and ability to analyze situations and information 
  • outstanding communication skills 
  • BSc degree in Law 
  • MA or BSc in Business Administration will be considered an advantage 
  • have litigation experience

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