In-house Counsel
Sun Life Financial
Taguig City, National Capital Region (Manila)
6d ago

You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you’ll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self.

You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights.

Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do.

Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world. Job Description : Job description (heading) / Description du poste (titre) Provides timely and updated information to top management on legal developments which in his / her judgment have substantial impact on SLF Philippine subsidiaries Provides legal advice and opinions on various issues requested through the General Counsel Drafts and reviews contracts and other legal documents.

Performs corporate secretarial roles and tasks as may be assigned by the Corporate Secretary of SLF Philippine subsidiaries, including the Sun Life Foundation.

Handles intellectual property, taxation, and immigration matters. Provides legal support to the Product Development Process of SLF Philippine subsidiaries as well as to these subsidiaries’ strategic initiatives.

Performs such other tasks as may be assigned from time to time by the General Counsel and / or Deputy General Counsel, including but not limited to representing SLF Philippines before regulatory bodies, and industry associations.

Preferred skills (heading) / Compétences particulières (titre) Team player Innovative Generates Solutions Inquisitive Self-starter Ability to give clear and concise legal opinions independently of the Deputy General Counsel Ability to draft well-written contracts and legal documents Ability to provide legal support to special projects independently of the Deputy General Counsel Capable of advising the members of the board about their duties and responsibilities internally Ability to spot potential legal problems or issues Excellent communication skills Excellent research skills Qualifications (heading) / Compétences (titre) That gained from a reputable law school Updates on the laws applicable to SLF Philippines Rules on governance relating to the duties and responsibilities of boards of directors and corporate officers Taxation updates preferred Degree in Bachelor of Laws or Doctor of Jurisprudence A member in good standing of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines At least 5 years as a lawyer, preferably with experience in commercial law practice gained from a reputable law firm or private corporation Responsibilities (heading) / Responsabilités (titre) Provides timely and updated information to top management on legal developments which in his / her judgment have substantial impact on SLF Philippine subsidiaries Provides legal advice and opinions on various issues requested through the General Counsel Drafts and reviews contracts and other legal documents.

Performs corporate secretarial roles and tasks as may be assigned by the Corporate Secretary of SLF Philippine subsidiaries, including the Sun Life Foundation.

Handles intellectual property, taxation and immigration matters. Provides legal support to the Product Development Process of SLF Philippine subsidiaries as well as to these subsidiaries’ strategic initiatives.

Performs such other tasks as may be assigned from time to time by the General Counsel and / or Deputy General Counsel, including but not limited to representing SLF Philippines before regulatory bodies, and industry associations.

Job Category : Legal Posting End Date : 28 / 02 / 2020

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