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Legal Vice President/Assistance Vice President Technology and Intellectual Property Legal Singapore
May 17, 2018
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in Investment Banking, financial services for consumers and small business, Commercial Banking, financial transaction processing and Asset Management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com .
The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co is responsible for the provision of legal services to the Corporation and is organized by practice groups that generally align with the Corporation's lines of business and corporate staff areas. This structure encourages legal teams and businesses and staff areas to discuss legal, regulatory and business developments effectively and in a timely manner.
JOB DESCRIPTION As an integral part of the Technology and IP legal team, which is based in Singapore, the successful candidate will:
provide legal advice and counsel on technology law and intellectual property matters;
work closely with the Asia Pacific Legal & Compliance teams and the technology organizations to deliver their sourcing needs and achieve technology goals; and
to partner with and provide legal support and advice to the Bank's lines of business regarding their technology, IP and sourcing needs. In addition, the successful candidate will assist in providing legal support for some data center matters for Asia Pacific and in respect of offshoring projects regarding the provision of services between affiliates of JPMorgan. In particular, legal support will include:
reviewing and negotiating documentation;
advising on new product initiatives and devising new processes in conjunction with management;
advising management and other functional partners on legal issues;
liaising with regional colleagues and product and services specialists globally within legal;
advising on various regulatory and legal issues generally; and
instructing and working with outside counsel.
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
The candidate should possess the following attributes:
Risk savvy, self-motivated and self-sufficient and adaptable, with an understanding of IT and IP issues;
Strong drafting, negotiation and legal analytical skills;
A team player and situation leader to help project manage closure of transactions when required;
Able to communicate well and work in a cross-functional team to achieve common goals;
Ability to identify and escalate issues timely and appropriately;
Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and respond to business needs and goals;
Ability to adapt and apply legal skills in new businesses and subjects in which lawyer may not have expertise;
A working knowledge of banking regulations, cross boundary transactions, insurance and taxes;
Qualified lawyer with at least 4 - 9 years PQE; and
Mandarin language ability will be preferred.
Attorney must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in the state/jurisdiction in which the position is based or otherwise in compliance with the in-house counsel registration rules of that state/jurisdiction.