Job ID: BK-144943 | Location: Bangkok, Thailand
10 October 2019 Print Report Share


Job ID: BK-144943 | Location: Phayathai, Bangkok, Thailand

Legal Counsel

Location: SM Tower, Phaholyothin (BTS Sanam Pao)

Roles & Key Accountabilities:

Key accountability of the role covers 3 areas which provide legal advisory to the company, develop & manage corporate compliance system with documents controls and ensure that company has low legal risk

Commercial Contract & Legal Advisory to the Business

  • Negotiate and draft contracts, including Management Agreements, Sales and Purchase Agreements, Manufacturing Agreement, Joint Venture Agreements, Licensing Agreements with key business partners  
  • Providing sound balanced legal advice on a wide range of commercial/corporate matters  
  • Provide advice and counsel to senior management in such a way that they are able to make the best decisions for the long-term interests of the business and how to fulfil those requirements
  • Participate in different committees in areas relating to legal affairs

Develop and Manage Corporate Compliance System

  • Ensure that all company business processes are in compliance of legal requirements
  • Help create maintain a compliance focus both through scheduled training activities and by personally demonstrating high ethical and professional standard  
  • Control company documentation and document flow for operational and corporate matters
  • Develop system and process to mitigate risk

Managing Legal Risk and Legal Dispute      

  • Manage dispute resolution and processes, including litigious issues
  • Identify and mitigate any legal risks of the Group’s business transactions
  • Represent the company in the initiation and defense of corporate litigations in conjunction with litigation partners  


  • Working as a team with internal and/or external legal lawyers to achieve business results
  • Perform other roles related to legal areas as assigned by management

Job Qualifications:

  • Master Degree in Law (Major in Business Law, Commercial Law or International Trade Law are preferred) /Bachelor Degree in Law with high experience in the field is also acceptable
  • Experience of 10 years minimum as legal adviser (Associate, Senior Associate) in international reputable law firm or senior in-house lawyer in well-known company or multinational organization
  • Strong knowledge in Commercial Contract, Corporate compliance, Legal Advisory.
  • Good command of written and spoken English 

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All applications will be treated strictly confidential. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 Contact: Khun Chayanee Duangtakum (Tel. 082-691-5134)

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Job Details:

Five-day work week
Performance bonus
Travel allowance
Medical insurance
Dental insurance
Life insurance

About Thai Union Group PCL (TU): Thai Union Group PCL is the world’s seafood leader bringing high quality, healthy, tasty and innovative seafood products to customers across the world for almost 40 years. Today, Thai Union is regarded as the world’s largest producer of shelf-stable tuna products with annual sales exceeding THB 125 billion and a global workforce of over 46,000 people who are dedicated to pioneering sustainable, innovative seafood products. The company’s global brand portfolio includes Thai-leading brands Sealect, Fishoม and Bellotta and market-leading international brands such as Chicken of the Sea, John West, Petit Navire, Parmentier, Mareblu, King Oscar, and Rügen Fisch As a company committed to innovation and globally responsible behaviour, Thai Union is proud to be a member of the United Nations Global Compact, and a founding member of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF). Its work in sustainability has been recognised by its inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Emerging Markets in 2014.  In 2015 Thai Union was listed in the index for the second year in a row with a 67 percent increase in its overall score driven by improved performances across its environmental, economic and social criteria.

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