Bain & Company Inc

Counsel, Contracts

SG-Singapore
Job ID
2017-2548
Posted Date
12/15/2017
Category
Legal
Type
Regular Full-Time
SG-Singapore

Overview

Based in any of Bain’s APAC offices (strong preference for Singapore, where other Bain lawyers are currently based), this role supports the attorneys in Bain’s Legal Group in reviewing, drafting and negotiating legal contracts in English and Mandarin ideally another Asian language (Japanese as a third language highly desired). 

 

Bain provides sustainable work/life balance and is consistently ranked as one of the top consulting firms in the world for which to work.

Responsibilities

    • Review, draft and negotiate legal contracts in English and Mandarin,  including:
      • consulting engagement agreements,
      • confidentiality agreements,
      • vendor contracts,
      • various other types of agreements
    • Directly negotiate with external clients and/or support the negotiation of an agreement acceptable to Bain
    • Communicate your assessment of the legal issues in an agreement to internal clients and/or one of the senior lawyers on Bain’s legal team in a clear and concise manner
    • Coordinate review and comment by other departments
    • Review and prepare RFP responses
    • Support other members of Bain’s legal team on special projects

Qualifications

    • Business fluency in English and Mandarin is essential
    • Business fluency in another Asian language, especially Japanese, would be highly desirable
    • Qualified lawyer with 2 to 4 years’ experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements in a law firm or in-house setting
    • Good academic background from a leading law school
    • Legal qualification and active license  to practice
    • Strong legal drafting and negotiation skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Highly-developed organizational skills and be articulate, detail oriented and hard working
    • Ability to work independently, but within a team-focused environment
    • Proficient in MS Word and PowerPoint
    • Experience in servicing global clients preferred

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