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APAC Privacy Legal Contractor

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Job Summary

  • Singapore
  • Contract
  • BBBH766254
  • Sep 11, 2020
  • S$10-14k pm
Job Description

Our client is a leading social media platform seeking for talented and flexible counsel to work for their legal team.

Contractor, Privacy Legal, APAC (Technology)

About Our Client

Our client is a leading social media platform seeking for talented and flexible counsel to work for their legal team and advise the company on a range of privacy, data protection and security-related legal and compliance initiatives for the Asia Pacific region. The role is wide-ranging and, among other things, involves advising clients on various legal risks and obligations under global privacy laws and helping on cross-functional initiatives across the business involving a variety of complex legal and/or regulatory issues. This requires the ability to work independently and with large multi-stakeholder teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a strong foundation of the APAC privacy team and advise the legal, business, and policy teams on complex privacy and security-related legal matters
  • Analyse services, products, policies and initiatives to provide practical legal assessments of risk across multiple jurisdictions
  • Advise on and help manage notification requirements across APAC
  • Work as part of and help further develop both our global and Asia Pacific specific internal privacy compliance programs and processes ensuring their on-going consistent and efficient operation on a global scale.
  • Provide support to wider legal team on APAC regulatory and litigation matters and liaising with regulators in relation to privacy
  • Contribute to and provide data protection training and awareness programs, including building knowledge management frameworks

Minimum Qualifications

  • 7 or more years of relevant legal experience, including at a law firm and/or prior in-house
  • experience with internet or technology companies (applicable commercial, privacy or product
  • counselling will be considered)
  • J.D. or LLM degree and good standing in a bar association
  • Privacy experience in APAC
  • Experience prioritizing work and providing advice under deadlines
  • Business judgment and client counselling experience
  • Experienced in advancing projects in a multi-stakeholder environment
  • Looking for someone with sharp analytical and communication skills, who is diligent, proactive, collaborative, and has demonstrated excellent legal and business judgment and strategic thinking

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with global privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines, especially including those relevant for social media and Internet companies
  • Relevant experience might include product, regulatory or compliance program advice and management especially with respect to data incidents.

*****If you're interested in this role, please send your updated CV (word format) to smalhotra@morganmckinley.com.sg for a confidential discussion*****

Referrals are greatly appreciated.

EA Licence No: 11C5502

EA No: R1770166

Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Suhani Malhotra
Suhani Malhotra
  • Senior Consultant
  • +65 6818 3174
  • smalhotra@morganmckinley.com