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Sr. Associate Counsel / Head of Legal & Governance

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Client Overview:

A multinational life insurance company.

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Job Description and Qualification:

The Senior Associate Counsel will assist in formulating and developing the Group's legal strategy and provides policy direction and guidance in the handling of legal cases and matters.

He will represent the Company or its Affiliates related legal issues, regulation or compliance negotiations.

He will mainly be responsible for the overall Investment related legal matters including the newly set up Trust Corporation.

Moreso, he will serve as in-house senior legal counsel and will sit in various committees and provide legal advice to management and business units particularly in the fields of regulatory compliance, corporation, civil, labor and insurance law.

He will manage and provide direction to retainers and/or other external law firms of the Group as well as represent the company in the local life insurance industry as well as government bodies and agencies on various regulatory matters.

The ideal candidate must be a Lawyer with at least 5 years’ experience in the general practice of law specifically litigation and or experience in Trust or Banking practice.

Compliance with Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement of the Supreme Court

Proficient in MSWord

Must have legal and administrative skills and should have an understanding of finance and accounting;