Regional Legal Counsel (Data Privacy) - APAC

 Published 16 days ago
 South Korea
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Veeva Systems is a mission-driven organization and pioneer in industry cloud, helping life sciences companies bring therapies to patients faster. As one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in history, we surpassed $2B in revenue in our last fiscal year with extensive growth potential ahead.

At the heart of Veeva are our values: Do the Right Thing, Customer Success, Employee Success, and Speed. We're not just any public company – we made history in 2021 by becoming a public benefit corporation (PBC), legally bound to balancing the interests of customers, employees, society, and investors.

As a Work Anywhere company, we support your flexibility to work from home or in the office, so you can thrive in your ideal environment.

Join us in transforming the life sciences industry, committed to making a positive impact on its customers, employees, and communities.

The Role

Veeva's Commercial Legal Team is looking for an experienced commercial counsel to be part of our highly motivated, tightly-knit, and collaborative legal team. You will lead legal negotiations with our customers, efficiently bringing deals to a favorable close. We are looking for a high performer who has exceptional communication skills and is adaptable, team-oriented, loves to learn, and operates with a high degree of integrity.


This position will report to the Associate General Counsel, Asia.


What You'll Do
  • Autonomously draft and negotiate agreements, including SaaS subscription agreements, data privacy agreements, and NDAs, with a wide variety of customers. Your primary focus will be on SaaS subscription agreements
  • Autonomously draft and negotiate all types of vendor and alliance agreements
  • Coordinate with internal and external subject matter experts, including external counsel, when needed
  • Respond to inquiries, re-contract interpretation and compliance
  • Monitor and assist the privacy team with data privacy requirements in the Asia Pacific region
  • Assist with other corporate initiatives as required (e.g., M&A, litigation, employment matters)
  • Support the continuous improvement of internal processes
  • Establish and build good working relationships with internal clients, based on mutual trust and respect, as well as knowledge of the company’s business, needs, and goals

  • 6+ years of experience in a reputable law firm and/or in-house
  • Experience with different kinds of commercial transactions (e.g., SaaS, strategic alliance, IP licensing, software licensing, working with contractors, outsourcing, facilities, etc.)
  • A confident, effective, and positive negotiator who can lead the process, focus on important issues, and efficiently bring deals to a favorable close
  • Strong aptitude for drafting documents, emails, and anything else in a very precise manner, while still being concise and digestible for non-lawyers. Attention to detail is a must
  • Ability to successfully work independently with little guidance, but also able to use good judgment and escalate issues when needed
  • Skilled at working cross-functionally and collaboratively with different departments
  • Bar admission in US, UK, Singapore or Australia
  • Strong ability to multi-task and manage many different types of projects/assignments at once
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills

Nice to Have
  • Previous experience in a technology, consumer, or life sciences company
  • Familiarity with data protection regulations in the Asia Pacific region

Perks & Benefits
  • Employee Development Program
  • Fitness reimbursements



Veeva’s headquarters is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in more than 15 countries around the world.

Veeva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

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