In-house Counsel
Sun Life Financial
Taguig, Manila
6d ago

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 )

  • Innovative
  • Generates Solutions
  • 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 : 31 / 10 / 2019

    31 / 10 / 2019

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