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Credit Suisse Senior Legal Data Protection & Sourcing Lawyer, APAC #134302 in Singapore, Singapore

We are currently looking for a senior legal specialist to lead our Legal Data Protection & Sourcing, APAC team with a focus on Singapore and Hong Kong coverage. The role is based in Singapore and you will work closely with colleagues based in Zurich, Poland, the US and other locations on regional and global data protection and sourcing transactions.

  • A senior advisor role supporting a variety of internal clients, partnering closely with the internal clients and partners on a range of data protection and sourcing matters, with a particular specialisation on Singapore banking secrecy and data protection advisory matters

  • An opportunity to closely collaborate with the bank’s sourcing and vendor management organisation, on procurement contracts with external vendors governed by the laws of Singapore and Hong Kong. In such capacity, advising on legal issues such as data protection, confidentiality, intellectual property, liability, indemnification, representations, warranties and termination

  • In addition, the opportunity to work with relevant SMEs in General Counsel, Compliance and CISO to ensure that relevant requirements, according to law, regulation and Credit Suisse policies, are appropriately reflected in advice on data protection matters (including control requirements) and in procurement contracts

  • The opportunity to advise on relevant legal risk considerations in the context of strategic groundbreaking projects, including Cloud, FinTech and outsourcing arrangements, and to assist with the design and implementation of internal frameworks

  • A role that involves responsibility for the further development and maintenance of relevant template agreements and aspects of the internal sourcing framework relevant to General Counsel

  • The opportunity to participate in (and potentially lead) efficiency, improvement and knowledge projects within the broader team

  • A leadership role with responsibility for managing a team of highly motivated and experienced lawyers

  • The opportunity to be part of an open-minded team with global coverage that has a strong team spirit and operates in a versatile, dynamic, agile and flexible working environment

  • You have a sound legal background with at least ten years professional experience working as a lawyer, experience working for financial institution clients is highly preferable.

  • You possess a University Degree in Law admitted to practice in either Singapore or Hong Kong.

  • You possess excellent legal and analytical skills and exercise of judgment with high ethical and control standards.

  • You also possess strong interpersonal, multi-tasking and time management skills which enables you to establish and maintain effective client relationships and trust.

  • You have excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate very clearly both orally and in writing.

  • You have experience working in an international multi-cultural and dynamic environment which will enable you to contribute to the team’s success.

Job: *Legal & Compliance

Title: Senior Legal Data Protection & Sourcing Lawyer, APAC #134302

Location: Singapore-Singapore-Singapore

Requisition ID: 134302