Legal Counsel


In house | Outside of CBD | Singapore | Other

Ad posted from: 19/05/2023 - 02/06/2023

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Position Summary - Purpose and Objectives of the Role

As a member of the APACK, Japan, India Legal team, provide corporate and commercial legal advice and support to business team for EssilorLuxottica legal entities of Singapore and APAC/supported from Singapore, mainly focused on corporate law (Minutes of Board and AGM meetings) and commercial agreements in Singapore (including leases, franchises, distribution, as well as other wholesale and retail business agreements) in a high growth environment.


No travel expected, except for maybe minimal travel to SEA countries.


Role: Individual contributor role as a start and working closely with a team of legal professionals.



Scope of Business/ Function - Key Areas of Expertise

1) Providing legal advice and support on a wide range of commercial / corporate matters, including but not limited to:

  • Commercial contracts drafting, review and negotiation,
  • General corporate legal assistance (Minutes of Board resolutions, Resolutions in writing, PoAs etc.),
  • Assistance in S&P contracts in general


2) Assist in providing legal support to day to day projects.


3) Assist in the rolling out / applying the Group’s legal and compliance strategies, policies and procedures.


4) Ensure proper corporate administration and proper governance in local legal entities: follow up of minutes of boards and shareholders’ meetings, become company secretary for entities in his/her scope of competence.


5) More generally:

  • Ensure the deployment of EssilorLuxottica Group and APAC legal best practices and governance/corporate procedures.
  • Liaise with external legal advisers and Company Secretaries based in Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and other APAC countries.


Interact with APACK, Japan and India Legal team and other functions including corporate (corporate and regional legal team, Finance, tax, IT, Compliance, IP, Insurance department, EHS etc.)


Key requirements:

  • Singapore law qualified lawyer with minimum Bachelor of Law degree (LLB).
  • Min 6years post-qualification experience in Singapore (experience in both private practice and in-house if possible)
  1. Business Acumen
  2. Experience in a law firm (corporate, commercial, litigation)
  3. Advertising/regulatory experience an advantage
  4. Inhouse (commercial and corp) experience
  • We are looking for a corporate lawyer with solid practice experience in corporate law, contract, commercial, and litigation.
  • Basic knowledge in compliance.
  • Previous experience in healthcare industry (pharmaceutical, medical devices) or cosmetic industry or retail would be a plus
  • Industry experience – not as important as type of work done and learning agility.
  • International exposure and capacity to manage legal concerns cross-culturally and internationally
  • Singapore qualified and experience in APAC region
  • Candidate who can communicate in multilingual is an advantage. Bahasa is an advantage for business communication and consulting purposes for some countries covered in the region.

About Company

201 Kallang Bahru, Essilor Building,
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Phoenix CHAN

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[email protected]

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