Full Time Job



Singapore, Singapore 10-06-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Paralegal (4 months contract)

Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific is searching for a Paralegal (4-month Maternity Cover - Dec 2021 to Apr 2022) to join our Singapore team . You will be involved in broad-spectrum paralegal work involving: proof reading and reviewing documents; legal support to the team with particular focus on drafting and reviewing template contracts; providing general corporate secretarial support; managing compliance and liaising with internal clients.


Job Responsibilities:
• Providing general support to the legal division, including drafting and reviewing template contracts such as freelancer contracts, advertising sales agreements, standard agent agreements, event services agreements, barter agreements, non-disclosure agreements, contest terms and conditions, research contracts, board resolutions and power of attorneys, tenancy renewals and service contracts e.g aircon, pest control etc)
• Managing due diligence documentation and work flow, including fee estimates, engaging investigation firms, and reference checks on vendors and third party representatives
• Liaising with US on all systems, procedures, and requests regarding compliance
• Managing internal and external document flow and signatures, including approvals, contracts, hard copy files (as necessary) and storage (originals sometimes required in litigation)
• Managing cloud storage of all legal matters, including uploading and storage of all signed contracts and contract approval documents
• Managing corporate secretarial matters, including notarization / legalization of company documents, liaison with US corporate team, local corporate secretary, and document flow
• Preparing, and managing, regulatory documents/forms for all markets
• Completing review of contest T&Cs and minor agreements - highlighting any points for legal review
• Liaising with billing team on authorization of invoices, approval of monthly billing reports and payment issues that arise
• Arranging approval and payment of invoices (for example, due diligence reports)
• Additional point of contact/source of information on legal and business matters/procedures
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned, including administrative such as copying, printing and scanning documents


Job Requirements:
• Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders globally
• Motivated, diligent, and proactive
• Demonstrates initiative, common sense, and ability to work independently
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Detail-oriented
• Excellent written and spoken English
• High degree of confidentiality
• 2 to 6 years' experience as a Paralegal in a law firm, or in-house Legal department (ideally in media industry but not essential)
• Diploma in law preferred, but not essential if candidate has the relevant experience
• Possible consideration to law graduates with minimal experience
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook essential

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rvoemw-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.