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Legal - Legal Counsel - Hsinchu


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Hsinchu, Taiwan




3-7 years



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ASML is a world leader in the manufacture of advanced technology systems for the semiconductor industry. ASML brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. ASML’s corporate headquarters is in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. Founded in the Netherlands in 1984, the company is publicly traded on Euronext Amsterdam and NASDAQ under the symbol ASML.

Job Mission

ASML is looking for a bright, self-motivated, and business-savvy lawyer with strong interpersonal and communication skills and solid general legal experience to join its in-house legal team and assist with a broad range of corporate, compliance, and transactional matters. This is a Legal Counsel position based in Hsinchu, reporting into the lead counsel for Taiwan.

Job Description

In close cooperation with globally-based legal and compliance teams, the successful candidate will handle a broad variety of legal work, including:

•Providing legal support and advice to business units, including procurement, customer service & account management, HR, facilities and EHS.
•Drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts with customers and suppliers, including purchase agreements, service agreements, and software license agreements.
•Implementing and enforcing company-wide compliance initiatives.
•Managing local corporate filings and governance issues.


master or equivalent (law) degree. Taiwan Bar Exam.In-house experience in a MNC is a big plus.


At least 6 years of legal experience

Personal skills

•Must have an international mindset and enjoy working as part of a global team.
•International experience and/or a US, UK or EU law degree.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Strong networking skills and ability to establish relationships within the Legal Department and across all business units in Taiwan and abroad.
•Fluency in English and Mandarin.

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