ho-chi-minh-citylegal/in-house-legal2024-02-062024-04-06chemicalsHo Chi Minh CityHo Chi Minh CityVNRobert Waltershttps://www.robertwalters.com.vnhttps://www.robertwalters.com.vn/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/square-logo.pngtrue
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a seasoned legal professional to join an industry-leading chemical trading company as a Country Legal Counsel. This role offers the chance to provide comprehensive legal support across all aspects of the business, from commercial trading activities to employment matters.
About the Country Legal Counsel Role:
As a Country Legal Counsel, you will play a pivotal role in providing comprehensive legal support across all aspects of our client's business. You will be responsible for drafting and commenting on a variety of commercial contracts under Vietnamese and other foreign law, negotiating with customers and counterparties, and providing advice on various employment matters. Additionally, you will monitor the Vietnamese legal services market, develop networking with Vietnam law firms, prepare legal alerts for the Vietnam office, negotiate with compliance departments of Vietnam banks re international sanctions matters, and provide legal support of customs operations.
Provide comprehensive legal support for a leading chemical trading company
Opportunity to negotiate with customers and counterparties, draft and comment on various contracts
Based in Ho Chi Minh City with worldwide business travel opportunities
Provide legal support for trading activities including drafting and commenting on various commercial contracts under Vietnamese and other foreign law
Negotiate with customers and other counterparties, visiting customers concluding contracts on behalf of the company
Draft and comment on corporate issues and internal by-laws of Vietnam office
Draft and comment on employments contracts, advising on various employment matters
Monitor Vietnam legal services market, develop networking with Vietnam law firms, prepare legal alerts for the Vietnam office
Negotiate with compliance departments of Vietnam banks re international sanctions matters
Provide legal support of customs operations and various questions regarding customs clearance of the supplies products
The ideal candidate for this Country Legal Counsel position brings a wealth of experience in both in-house counsel roles or law firms.
Native Vietnamese language proficiency
Minimum five years' experience as an in-house legal counsel (law firm or professional services candidates are expected if previous experience in trading and custom laws)
Strong command over legal English (speaking and writing)
Willingness to undertake business travelling inside and outside Vietnam
Experience in drafting sales contracts, dealing with labour law issues
Vietnamese higher legal education
Our client is an industry-leading chemical trading company with a global footprint. They are committed to fostering an inclusive and supportive work environment where every team member can thrive. With a focus on professional development and continuous learning, they provide numerous opportunities for their employees to grow and develop their skills. Their commitment to sustainability and responsible business practices sets them apart from their competitors.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to negotiate with customers and counterparties, draft and comment on a variety of contracts, and monitor the Vietnamese legal services market. This role is based in vibrant Ho Chi Minh City and includes worldwide business travel.
Ready to take the next step in your legal career? Apply now! Apply today by clicking on the link. We look forward to receiving your application!
Due to the high volume of applications we are experiencing, our team will only be in touch with you if your application is shortlisted.
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