Head of Legal - Corporate

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Company Overview
Our client is looking for a Head of Legal - Corporate, who will join as a part of Vietnam management team. He/she will support and be a partner for the company with main focus on Corporate M&A, Commercial and Compliance.

Job Description
- Establish and update strategic direction for the Legal function and ensure alignment with business strategy; develop the guidelines, processes and templates and monitor the implementation
- Supervise complex Legal matters and serve as General Counsel on highly sensitive/confidential Legal matters; develop relationships with Government, regulators, legislators, opinion leaders and media that may influence the Business operation. Promoting company image and deliver right messages to public
- Provide proactive Legal guidance, advice and assist in problem-resolution on a timely basis on various laws applicable to the organization and other issues which may arise; work as part of cross-functional teams on projects and initiatives and provide Legal guidance as required
- Develop and manage legal team, set performance objectives in discussion with the team, regularly monitor team performance and provide feedback and support as required. Make sure right structure and develop career path, provide training and development opportunity

- Qualified lawyer with minimum 10 years of law practice experience
- High fluency in English and Vietnamese
- Hands-on experience in Retail or Property Development is preferred
- Knowledgeable in local law and international law
- Ethical, trustworthy and strong leadership

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