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Lidl Asia Pte Limited, Hong Kong, Singapore, Food and Retail, Sourcing, Production, Product Development, Quality, Compliance, Sustainability, Merchandising, Logistics, Cross-Functional, Administration, Careers, Social Responsibility, Textile, Soft Goods, Hard Goods


Lidl & Kaufland Asia Pte. Limited | Singapore {amount} km
30 Pasir Panjang Road 12-31/32 Mapletree Business City
117440 Singapore

Contract Type

Full Time

Entry Level

Legal, Compliance

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The objective of the position is to safeguard the legal interests of Lidl & Kaufland in Asia Pacific regions.

What you'll do

The holder of the position is mainly responsible for the following areas:

  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts to support the business
  • Provide legal advice to business units to facilitate risk assessment and decision making
  • Manage claims, disputes, and legal proceedings
  • Develop training materials and provide legal training to the business units
  • Supervise the company secretary and manage the company secretarial function to ensure compliance, including supporting group restructuring with the assistance of external counsel
  • Implement group policies and processes of the legal function in Asia and effectively communicate with relevant stakeholders to the extent any deviation is required
  • Monitor legal developments in the countries with operation to ensure compliance with local legal requirements
  • Provide general assistance to other teams on legal-related topics and manage other ad hoc legal matters

What you'll need

  • A lawyer who is qualified in Hong Kong or Singapore with at least 5 years’ post-qualification experiences gained in law firms or as in-house counsel
  • Familiar with the Hong Kong or Singapore legal and regulatory framework
  • In-house experience, ideally with MNCs, would be an advantage
  • Business acumen with good communication skills
  • Strong drafting skills in English
  • Chinese language skill would be an advantage (and not prerequisite) to liaise with Chinese-speaking only stakeholders

What you'll receive

We are dedicated to fostering a family-friendly culture and work environment. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all candidates with the required skills and experience. We enable fair pay within the company by creating non-discriminatory salary systems. Working at Lidl & Kaufland Asia is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here. We are accredited as a Fair and Progressive employer by the Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP).

Market Leading Remuneration Package:

  • Annual wage supplement and discretionary bonus
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance

Supportive Environment:

  • Out of Office leave for important appointments
  • In-house training courses
  • Training sponsorship scheme

Work-life Balance:

  • 5-day week
  • Competitive Annual Leave (23 days per year)
  • Charity, Community and Sporting Events


This role is not open to relocation.
If you are not invited for an interview within 4 weeks, we regret that your application was not suited to this vacancy.
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