Legal Manager

Bangkok Permanent
  • Multi-industry Group
  • International exposure

About Our Client

Multi-industry (conglomerate) International Group present in different countries with several operating plants in Thailand.

Job Description

  • Identify or create relevant corporate initiatives in the areas that needs to be adopted, strengthened or relevant for specific market
  • Plan for and drive these corporate initiatives within the Legal, compliance and governance framework in collaboration with business stakeholders
  • Anticipate and manage the (legal) risks connected with or resulting from the business strategy and operations
  • Track the changing & evolving regulations including underlying trigger points and anticipate potential risk to business as a result thereof and mitigate them risk appropriately
  • Create legal risk mitigation framework matrix for contracts, Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), competition law, debt recovery or any relevant area for the business
  • Provide update on changes as well as timely counsel/legal advice to executives on variety of legal topics including assistance in adherence
  • Identify and create robust process for routine and regular matters
  • To minimise litigation through innovative approach
  • To manage litigation and assist businesses with strategy for managing litigation and explore possible alternatives within the procedural framework
  • To work closely with the legal consultants/firms on need basis for protecting and promoting business interest
  • Create way forward & plan on multiple litigation issues - in collaborate with legal dept. of different businesses
  • Drive & Ensure compliance of business operations with relevant laws and regulations
  • Provide solutions for any gaps that are identified by the business and work with them to ensure its completion & adherence
  • Create and maintain awareness of employees for (compliance with) relevant laws and regulations

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelors/Masters Degree in Law
  • 8+ years of domain work experience across different business sectors
  • Strong legal knowledge in corporate, commercial and regulatory/compliance matters
  • Written & oral proficiency in Thai and English
  • Contract drafting/review skills in English & Thai
  • Managing external legal counsel and dealing with law firms
  • Skilled in appreciation of challenges related to Compliance/Governance and ways to deal with them for listed/unlisted companies
  • Communication, Interpersonal, Problem Solving Skills
  • Multiple stakeholder management Skills
  • Positive in approach and thinking
  • Proactive and can do attitude

What's on Offer

Attractive opportunity to join a multi-industry (conglomerate) global Group with activity across different countries/regions and lead the legal department in Thailand.

Joao Maciel
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