Senior Legal Officer (6 Months Fixed Term Contract)

Legal / Law

About the Employer

Job Description

Goodhope is part of Carson Cumberbatch PLC - a Sri Lankan conglomerate with regionalized business interests ranging from oils and fats, beverage, property/real estate development, investments and financial services to leisure.

Goodhope Asia Holdings Ltd, registered in Singapore is primarily a palm oil producer, specifically engaged in palm plantations & edible oils and fats space, with operations based in South East Asia. Our oil palm plantations in Indonesia are on par with benchmarked operating standards of the industry.

Our values drive us towards realizing our vision of becoming the most respected company producing high quality sustainable palm oil, palm and lauric derivative products.

We are looking to handpick a dynamic, results-oriented and highly motivated individual to join us on this exciting journey and to make a positive contribution as a valued member of our growing organization.

Senior Legal Officer (6 Months Fixed Term Contract)

Job Profile:

  • Assist the Legal Department in managing legal exposure of the Group companies in carrying out its business transactions in the various jurisdictions.
  • Assist in conducting legal due diligences for purposes of acquisitions of lands/properties/businesses/Listing of a business in a regional Stock Exchange.
  • Carry out research on legislation and all other necessary legal data in all jurisdictions in which the Group carries out its business operations and ensuring the updating and maintaining of the database of such Statutes and legislation affecting the Group businesses in all such jurisdictions.
  • Drafting and vetting of Legal contracts on cross border deals, liaise with external counsel on litigation matters and maintain IP portfolio of the Group.
  • Assist the Legal Department in the Financial structuring & Risk management of Group companies.

Candidate Prerequisites:

  • Be an Attorney-at-law with a minimum of 4 to 6 years experience in the Corporate sector.
  • Be able to work with limited supervision in a computerized environment.
  • Have excellent command of the English language both spoken and written.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.


The successful candidates will be provided with an attractive remuneration package including fringe benefits, commensurate with industry standards.

If you meet the relevant requirements, please forward your resume within 07 days of this advertisement, stating contact details of two non-related referees, to [email protected], including the position applied for in the "Subject" line.

Information forwarded by you shall be treated strictly confidential and referees shall be contacted with your consent. Shortlisted candidates will be notified within 2 weeks of the closing date.