Legal Director - Research and Reform Legal Director - Research and Reform …

Selby Jennings
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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Negotiable
Selby Jennings
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Negotiable
An organisation that aims to grow and promote the legal industry in Singapore is looking to appoint a leader eager to make an impact in this area through the enhancement of knowledge and continued professional development. The individual will be responsible for the coverage of several key business areas, including legal research and law reform.

An organisation that aims to grow and promote the legal industry in Singapore is looking to appoint a leader eager to make an impact in this area through the enhancement of knowledge and continued professional development. The individual will be responsible for the coverage of several key business areas, including legal research and law reform. The individual MUST be able to work in Singapore.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate coordination and collaboration of legal research with various partners and stakeholders across the globe
  • Promote Singapore as a global legal solution hub
  • Develop specialist working groups to assist in legal research and reform
  • Formulate strategies to drive convergence of Asian commercial laws
  • Establish organisation's subsidiary as the go-to for research and practical guidance for the facilitation of cross-border commercial transactions in the region
  • Cultivate business networks with key leaders in various legal, governmental, business, and educational organisations
  • Manage finances and resource planning of the organisation
  • Provide coaching and leadership for the various teams

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience in legal industry
  • Strong background/interest in research (PhD, research fellow, academics) highly favoured
  • Strong business/commercial acumen, with experience running a start-up/VC a plus
  • Skilled in evaluation, analysis, insight, and policy development
  • Advanced degree in law (specialising in international trade, technology, commercial, IP) preferred
  • Experience in public speaking/public advocacy a plus
  • Skilled in evaluation, analysis, insight, and policy development
  • Proven track record of supporting and influencing stakeholders and partners
  • Strong commitment to supporting and developing others to succeed

Selby Jennings is a Trading Style of Phaidon International (License number 16S8194)

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