Legal Counsel (Shipowner)

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November 25, 2022
Singapore, Singapore
Job Type


Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal support for the maritime businesses, principally PaxOcean group
  • Be a solutions provider; offering sound, relevant and practical advice or assistance that factors in commercial considerations
  • Adopts a multi-disciplinary approach in handling transactions, including being able to drive transactions where required


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Singapore or Common Law qualified
  • Good academic credentials
  • 6 to 12 years PQE from a combination of private practice and in-house role(s)
  • Experience in the maritime/shipping/offshore oil and gas industry would be advantageous
  • Experience in negotiating and managing offshore oil and gas construction contracts or shipbuilding contracts would be advantageous
  • Exposure to corporate transactions e.g. M&A
  • Able to handle primarily non-contentious work and contentious work, including directing external counsel
  • Team player, adaptable and having good communication skills
  • Proactive; possessing initiative
  • Able to perform under pressure