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Senior Legal Advisor


Singapore, SG

CRIF is a global leader in credit bureau, business information and credit risk solutions. Established in 1988 in Bologna, Italy, CRIF operates in 40 countries across four continents. Over 10,500 banks and financial institutions, 82,000 business clients and 1,000,000 consumers use CRIF services on a daily basis. Since 2016, CRIF has been included in the prestigious IDF FinTech Top 100 Rankings.

CRIF has a strong presence in Asia with regional headquarters in Singapore and Hong Kong, as well as offices in key cities including Beijing, Bishkek, Cebu, Dushanbe, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Kaohsiung, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Mumbai, Pune, Shangia, Shenzhen, Taipei, Taichung, Tashkent and Zhongli.

CRIF is seeking a seasoned legal professional to join us to support the group in Asia. This position can be based in Singapore or in other countries in the APAC region. The location will be determined based on where the chosen candidate for the role currently resides.


Key Responsibilities include:

  • Provide legal advice and support to business and corporate functions in relation to a wide range of activities connected to CRIF commercial operations.
  • Advise and provide operational guidance to business functions in relation to internal policies and procedures concerning legal risk management of the business operations.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate commercial, brokerage and partnership agreements for CRIF’s business in line with company standards and other legal documents of the company, safeguarding full compliance of business operations with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Collaborate with CRIF’s Finance, and other cross-functional teams on internal approvals to ensure sales transactions are consistent with internal corporate policies and processes.
  • Educate the business teams on contractual, regulatory and compliance issues affecting the sales cycle.
  • Create leverage by identifying scalable ways to deliver legal services and drive business results: if you see a better way of doing something, implement it.
  • Assist with legal department projects to help scale the delivery of legal services.
  • Help with the team’s legal pro bono efforts.

 Experience and Competencies:

  • Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree or equivalent law qualification.
  • License to practice law in the APAC region.
  • Minimum of 7+ years' PQE of related legal experience in commercial and technology transactions.
  • Strong knowledge of ICT law and considerable experience in all forms of contracts and commercial agreements.
  • Experience working with technology or software companies, or working with clients in such industries.
  • A proven understanding of general commercial contracting and intellectual property law principles.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate with cogency and empathy.
  • Familiarity with government contracts, Singapore data protection law and other privacy regimes a plus.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English. Proficient in Mandarin is highly advantageous.
  • Good team player and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work under deadlines.
  • Impeccable integrity, good judgement, and well-honed analytical skills.
  • Strong organisational skills to manage multiple contemporaneous projects.
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Work Location: Singapore & Hongkong


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