Qualification : LLB / LLM with 2-5 yrs of relevant experience
Preferred Qualifications :
Good grounding in general commercial and technology contracts required.
Familiarity with the various jurisdictions including Australia helpful.
Maturity, flexibility, and sound judgment required.
Ability to priorities conflicting demands necessary.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written required, plus proven negotiation skills required.
Team player with the ability to respond to client demands while adhering to firm policies and practices.
Job Responsibilities :
Responsible for drafting/reviewing/negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts subject to laws of various Asian and Australian jurisdictions, often working from a range of template forms. The range of contracts may include;
Agreements for the supply of a wide range of office and business services;
Subscription agreements for market data and corporate reference data services;
Software license agreements, hardware purchase agreements, systems maintenance;
Software and service evaluations;
Extensions, amendments, renewals, novations, terminations.
Extensive contact with business personnel within the firm, and with external suppliers.
Assisting business personnel in relation to questions relating to contractual arrangements with existing suppliers/licensees.
Advice in relation to copyright inquiries regarding use of third party materials.
Role may involve working with foreign counsel in relation to contracts subject to foreign laws.