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Senior Legal Counsel

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Legal
Location
Singapore - Technology Centre

About Us

Dyson is a pioneering global technology company. We are all about better ideas and new technologies. We believe everything could be better.

At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic. But most of all we’re hugely passionate about what we do.

About The Role

The Senior Legal Counsel is responsible for leading the legal function in South-East Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and Philippines) and India (“Region”) and supporting the businesses in achieving their strategic plans. You will be responsible for providing a wide range of legal, risk and compliance advice to the Leadership Team and their teams in the Region. You will also be required to support the broader Group Legal and APAC Legal teams on regional and global projects. 

This role is part of the broader APAC Legal team at Dyson, which is led by the General Counsel of APAC and will be based in Singapore.

  •  Manage legal requests and provide high quality, timely and commercially focused legal services to the Leadership Team and broader business in the Region

  • Provide advice and support on a wide range of matters including commercial law, competition and consumer law, leasing, privacy, and company secretary activities. Strong understanding of legal issues relating to consumer protection laws and competition laws is critical

  •  Build collaborative and productive working relationships with key stakeholders

  •  Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of contracts including distributor/ retailer contracts, leases for retail stores and key operational sites, supplier/ vendor contracts and e-commerce related contracts

  •  Review a wide range of marketing claims and assets including substantiation documentation and advising key risks. Strong understanding of advertising and marketing laws, and experience dealing with regulators in the Region e.g ASAS, ASA, CMCF, ASC etc. is critical. Understanding of health/medical claims is highly desirable 

  •   Manage and/or support disputes, regulatory actions, legal notices, consumer cases and competitor challenges within  the Region

  •  Identify and escalate compliance risks and implement processes to mitigate such risks. Extend support in managing employment risks and product regulatory/ compliance issues  

  •  Provide legal and compliance trainings to the business 

  • Work collaboratively with the APAC Legal team and broader Group Legal teams and assisting with regional and global projects as needed 

  • Regularly monitor legal updates (cases, legislation, media releases from regulators etc) and ensure relevant stakeholders are updated on all relevant matters 

About You

We are seeking an experienced, proactive and organised commercial lawyer who has the following experience and attributes:

  • Minimum 7 years PQE

  • Preferably already based in Singapore

  • Must have in-house SEA legal experience in a global company    

  • Experience in a range of matters as set out in the Main Responsibilities section

  • A tech or consumer goods background is advantageous

  • Demonstrated ability to provide strategic legal advice and providing workable solutions, whilst managing risk and working with the business to achieve effective outcomes 

  • Demonstrated ability to advise, influence and collaborate with senior stakeholders

  • Should be dynamic and open to adapting new challenges

  • Prior experience in managing common law and civil law issues, is desirable

  • High level of integrity

  • Possess strong business acumen, crisis management and communication skills, both oral and written

  • Has the confidence to speak up and challenge decisions when required

  • Resilient – able to bounce back and pivot quickly with a positive attitude  

  • Able to stand firm with the business when enforcing / implementing new ways of working

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and able to deliver high quality outcomes quickly

  • Highly organised with excellent time management skills

  • Passion for accuracy and strong attention to detail

  • Demonstrates strong collaboration ability with internal team, stakeholders and the business

Benefits

Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition.
 

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Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.