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Senior Legal Counsel (Compliance Case Handling)

Legal & Compliance

English (UK)

Job Description

Siemens Compliance, the compliance organization of Siemens, advises the business units and operating divisions worldwide in all legal matters related to compliance. Our international team thinks of itself as a partner for Siemens business managers that provides support in matters of observing, developing and implementing compliance-related strategies and regulations for the company. Our Compliance organization aims to occupy a leading position in the field worldwide with the help of first-class employees.

Job Summary

The Senior Legal Counsel, Case Handling (Beijing Office), is responsible for conducting and reporting on all assigned compliance investigations in the region (mainly Greater China, Korea, Japan, ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand).

The investigations assigned to the Office are generally complex and sensitive with possible criminal and / or disciplinary consequences. Such case activity requires interaction with Senior Management in the region, and with external investigative bodies and law enforcement agencies in the absence of the Regional Head.

The Senior Legal Counsel must ensure that investigations conducted in the region take into account the applicable local laws and various cultural norms that may impact upon successful investigation activity.



  • Primarily responsible for the legal aspects of all investigations personally assigned under the responsibility of the Regional Office.

  • Responsible for assisting other Case Handling staff or Operational Compliance Officers in the conduct of mandated investigations.

  • Provide support, training, guidance and direction in the analysis and investigation of highly complex compliance-related matters to more junior staff.

  • As necessary, required to represent the Case Handling Asia Australia Office to senior management and external entities, such as public and private sector investigative agencies in the region, as required, in the absence of the Regional Head.


    Details: Investigative


  • Responsible for preparation of all planned investigative approaches for the investigations assigned under the responsibility of the Regional Office and in line with the Siemens Investigations Process.

  • Responsible to ensure that investigations in the region are conducted in a professional and timely manner.

  • Ensures that all investigations in the region adequately consider the risks for the business from a compliance perspective.

  • Under the direction of the Regional Head provide regional management with timely and risk-based advice on matters arising from assigned investigation activity.


    Details: Reporting


  • Responsible for efficient and timely reporting of the results of all assigned investigative activities in the region to the Regional Head.

  • Responsible for the timely and efficient preparation, factual correctness, appropriate legal argumentation and drafting of relevant, risk-based recommendations for disciplinary and other remediation actions to prevent future misconduct.

  • Actively participate in the remediation of all recommendations issued in assigned reports of investigation by the Regional Office.



  • Strategic - Innovative

  • Self-motivated

  • Results oriented

  • Teamwork focus

  • Value orientation

  • Cultural sensitivity

  • Collaboration and Influencing



  • In-depth knowledge of legal issues affecting investigations

  • Strong Communication skills

  • Highly developed interviewing skills

  • Ability to manage conflict resolution issues

  • Ability to identify, analyze and report on compliance risks

  • Analytical skills

  • Sound Representational skills


    Technological Skills 

  • Experience in working with the relevant software such as MS Office, and the ability to learn and operate specific investigative IT applications for investigations



  • At least 5-8 years professional experience in the listed duties and responsibilities; preferably experience in international financial crime investigations such as with a governmental investigative agency or a law firm;

  • Previous international and multi-cultural experience desirable.



  • Fluency in written and spoken English;

  • Strong command of Mandarin.



    Bachelor’s degree (in Law)



    Approximately 30-40%

Job ID: 107655

Organization: Legal and Compliance

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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