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Legal Manager

Welink MCS is currently hiring for a Legal Manager on behalf of a Conglomerate Investment Holdings Company. The Legal Manager is responsible for all aspects of work in the Legal Services Division by providing legal expertise and support to the company in various legal matters vis-a-vis the concession of the company such as, but not limited to, legal correspondence, drafting of pleadings, legal memorandums, opinions, etc. Assures that the company is in compliance with the laws and regulations as well as liaising with the different partners, stakeholders, government agencies and instrumentalities.

  • Legal Services Management
    • Assist or execute departmental/division activities for effective implementation of plans and achievement of objectives, under the supervision of the heads.
    • Develop working protocol with other functional units and other departments.
  • Contracts, Agreements, and Legal Documentation
    • Upon instructions of heads, assists in the drafting, reviewing and finalizing agreements/contracts and other legal documentation.
    • Assists in analyzing and interpreting contracts/legal documentation.
  • Legal Representation / Litigation Support
    • Liaise with government/non-government agencies and judicial/quasi-judicial bodies.
    • Represent the company and its personnel in judicial and quasi judicial proceedings and other venues where the company requires legal representation (e.g. meetings where legal issues may be raised), upon assignment of heads.
    • Assists the heads in the timely drafting and review of pleadings and motions filed prior to the said judicial and quasi-judicial bodies; recommend case strategy
    • Upon instruction of the heads, coordinate with and/or endorse cases for legal handling to external counsels.
    • Coordination with other departments for the required documentation/evidence in the absence of the heads, attend meetings related to pending cases
  • Other Functions
    • Timely legal advice / research: Conduct research and address company issues and matters being referred to.
    • Legal Services requiring an assessment of the legal implications.
    • Coordination with external legal counsels
    • Assist in other business ventures of the company such as intellectual property matters
    • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the department head/s or division head
  • Education: Bachelor of Laws / Juris Doctor
  • Experience: At least 3-5 years experience in the practice of law, in the areas of, but not limited to, litigation, taxation, corporate law, or labor law
  • Licenses (if applicable): Philippine Bar Membership
  • Others:
    • Basic MS Office skills, email, internet;
    • Good interpersonal skills and flexible;
    • Must be investigative and objective, dynamic, and able to grasp new ideas;
    • Team player
Job Location
Caloocan City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Date posted
August 6, 2022
Valid through
February 28, 2021
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