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Head of Legal - F&B

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HEAD OF LEGAL Location: Ho Chi Minh City Direct report: 1 An exciting job opportunity for a Head of Legal for an F&B and Retail group in Vietnam based in Ho Chi Minh City.


Our client is seeking a dedicated and experienced Head of Legal to join their dynamic team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to lead the legal department in a company that dominates Vietnam's lifestyle sector, with expansions into F&B, luxury retail and wellness. The successful candidate will be at the forefront of ensuring unwavering adherence to legal guidelines and regulations, thereby safeguarding the company's impeccable reputation.


What you'll do:
* Monitor and ensure the company's unwavering adherence to legal guidelines and regulations
* Give advice on all applicable aspects of the law, ensuring that the business follows proper procedures
* Serve as the primary source of expert legal advice for the management team
* Formulate strategic defense strategies aimed at minimizing legal risks
* Specify and develop internal governance policies and procedures
* Manage and oversee legal disputes, litigation, and regulatory matters
* Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations
* Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues
* Communicate and negotiate with external parties, creating relations of trust
* Draft agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights


What you bring:
* Minimum 8 years of in-house or in reputable law firm
* Experience in Company Law, Restructuring, Tax, Imports and Exports
* Proficiency in developing and communicating legal advice to support the development of the group
* Strong analytical and problem-solving acumen to assess legal issues
* Excellent communicaton skills in Vietnamese and English


What sets this company apart:
Our client is a leading player in Vietnam's lifestyle sector, with expansions into F&B, luxury retail and wellness. They value innovative ideas and the transformative power of youth. The company offers a culture that values individual growth and contributions, providing an environment where every team member can thrive. Joining their team means being part of a passionate community that celebrates success together.

What's next:
Ready to take your legal career to new heights? Don't miss this opportunity!
Apply today by clicking on the link!

Due to the high volume of applications we are experiencing, our team will only be in touch with you if your application is shortlisted.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: In-house Legal

Industry: Retail

Salary: to be discussed

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Ho Chi Minh City

Job Reference: 03Q2IB-5E15B903

Date posted: 21 May 2024

Consultant: Estelle Palandjian

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