Job Title : Legal Counsel
Company : Multinational chemical manufacturer
Location : Seoul
Date : ASAP
Job Description:
-Negotiate and draft various commercial contracts including but not
limited to souring agreement, supply contract, distributor agreement, rebate
agreement, lease agreement; continually update contract templates in Korea
-Participate in the third party (e.g. distributor, agent) due diligence,
compliance training, contract preparation and renewal
-Support and coordinate on transactional projects including corporate
-Manage legal proceedings including litigation and arbitration on
commercial disputes, labor, debt collection and government investigations, with
or without outside counsels services
-Provide daily legal advice to business team and multiple functions,
including HR, Finance, Logistics, Procurement, EHS, Trade Compliance, Product
Stewardship, etc.
-Conduct legal training, coaching, workshops for the business divisions
and affiliates
-Provide legal support for manufacturing sites
-Support Associate General Counsel on other matters
-Coordinate with HQs global legal team on global strategic initiatives
and issues of global impact or significance.

Additional Details:

- Korea Bar Admission, overseas law school background is a plus
-About six (6) years experience with multinational corporation and/or
multinational law firm in the field of business laws and dispute resolutions
-Sound business judgment and flexibility to cover a broad range of
matters and experience working with business and functional teams
-Ability to work and communicate efficiently in English and Korean
-Ability and willingness to learn new areas of expertise
-Understanding of Korean public company filing requirements
-Good communication skills, commitment to integrity, and passion for
-Willing to travel, estimated at <15%