Assistant Legal Counsel


  • Makati, Philippines
    ​12th Floor Wilcon IT Hub Building 2251, Chino Roces Avenue, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full time
Posted a month ago and deadline of application is on 8 Feb
Recruiter was hiring 4 hours ago

Assistant Legal Counsel


Job Description

  • Provides legal assistance and supports country operations, administration, HR and verticals on matters related to commercial contracts, litigation, corporate exercises, services agreements, regulatory and employment.
  • Works with regional and country teams on country-specific projects such as the formulation of policies, procedures and on issues of governance where concerns are raised.
  • Supports legal department on compliance with various country legal requirements.
  • Involvement in the drafting, review, interpretation and vetting of operational contractual documents.
  • Manages external and internal legal resources where required.
  • Assists in efforts to ensure that the business remains in compliance with the applicable legislations.
  • Conducts research on case law, legislation, and regulatory matters that affect the company.
  • Providing accurate and strategic legal advice to country senior management and the Regional Legal team, as required.
  • Evaluating and weighing multiple inputs and impacts of decisions undertaken and course of action.
  • Ability and drive to take ownership of projects end to end.
  • Comfortable with gray areas and interpreting and applying the law in unsettled contexts.
  • Confident self-starter with strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Openness to adapting his/her practice in response to the changing landscape of the industry.
  • Creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to stay calm under challenging circumstances.
  • Handle multiple issues in “Grab Pace”
  • Background in industries that Grab is operating in shall be considered
  • Keep track of Legal operating budget
  • To provide support to the team in order to achieve targets
  • To manage senior management’s expectation on work undertaken

Minimum Qualifications

  • A recognized Degree in Law.
  • Qualified to practise in the country.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a law firm.
  • Minimum of two (2) to four (4) years legal experience
  • Has experience in corporate commercial drafting and corporate restructuring

Jobs Summary

Job level
Associate / Supervisor
Job category
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
​12th Floor Wilcon IT Hub Building 2251, Chino Roces Avenue, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
1 opening

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About Grab

Grab is Southeast Asia's leading ride-hailing platform. We solve critical transportation challenges and make transport freedom a reality for 620 million people in Southeast Asia. Grab began as a taxi-hailing app in 2012, but has extended its product platform to include private car services (GrabCar), motorcycle taxis (GrabBike), social carpooling (GrabHitch) and last mile delivery (GrabExpress). Grab is focused on pioneering new commuting alternatives and for drivers and passengers with an emphasis on speed, safety and reliability. The Company currently offers services in Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.