Legal Counsel

Quận 11, Vietnam

Job description

Reporting to the local CEO with guidance from the APAC Regional Legal team when necessary, the Legal Counsel will work closely with the Board of Directors (BoD) to manage and advise on all legal issues. This includes preparing and reviewing contracts, and supporting internal departments to resolve daily legal and compliance matters.

Desired Qualities:

The ideal candidate will have a strong corporate attitude, dedicated to supporting the Board of Directors and advancing the business goals. They should be a proactive problem-solver, able to navigate legal issues swiftly and creatively while protecting the company’s interests. A collaborative and cooperative attitude is essential.


  • Review, draft, and negotiate global and local contracts with clients and vendors, as well as other agreements such as partnership agreements, license agreements and other legal documentation.
  • Ensure the compliance of the Company and its affiliates in Vietnam with all applicable Vietnamese laws and internal policies of the Company/Havas/Vivendi Group.
  • Handling all corporate matters in relation to the Company and its affiliates in Vietnam.
  • Serve as the liaison with regional and global legal teams to execute related legal and compliance topics, implementing global/regional group policies at the Vietnam level (e.g., GDPR, anti-corruption regulations including SAPIN II and others).
  • Assist the BoD in handling internal/external complaints, legal cases, and debt recovery processes, including managing external legal counsel as required.
  • Provide legal research and advice for functional departments regarding legal issues and company operations in compliance with Vietnamese law.
  • Assist the BoD with Legal Audits of internal departments as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Law; candidates with a Lawyer Practicing Certificate are preferred.
  • At least 2 years in a relevant position.
  • Understanding of laws/regulations in business management, especially in the media & software development industry.
  • Fluently speaking and writing English and Vietnamese.
  • Report writing, analysis and synthesis skills.
  • High confidentiality awareness and commitment.
  • Process efficiency, business-oriented and focused.


Thank you for your time and enthusiasm in our career opportunities.

Please kindly note that shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 3 weeks of application. Alternatively, we will reach out to you when another suitable chance arises in the future.