In-house M&A Counsel (3-5 PQE) – FinTech/Technology

Job Title: In-house M&A Counsel (3-5 PQE) – FinTech/Technology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: SGD1,000,000-SGD1,200,000
Reference: EC/M&AC/FT/HK
Contact Name: Eng Chang
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 14, 2021 14:17

Job Description

  • Newly created headcount
  • Highly visible role
  • Transactional (M&A) role

Our client is a leading international FinTech. Due to business expansion, the company is looking to fill a newly created In-house M&A Counsel (3-5 PQE) role based in Hong Kong. Reporting into the Head of Legal, you will be directly involved in M&A transactions across multiple jurisdictions (Asia, Europe and US)

You are LLB/LLM qualified and called to the Bar with 3 to 5 PQE. You have good cross-border complex M&A transactions gained from a top international law firm. Candidates who has done complex TMT related M&A deals will be very well regarded (although not a must).

To be successful in the role, you need to be a team player, quick on the uptake and able to work independently in a fast paced environment

If you are keen to apply to this role, do send in your updated CV to 


Key Responsibilities 

  • Participate in M&A transactions from start to end, advising on a range of transactional related matters on contracts
  • Manage external law firm as and when required
  • Advise stakeholders on possible legal risk and provide mitigation strategies related to M&A deals
  • Ensure compliance to company’s policies and be kept abreast of developments/changes to regulatory requirements
  • Assist on process improvement projects related to the M&A deals
  • Participate in companywide projects whenever appropriate
  • Manage and engage with external counsels complex cross border M&A/JV transactions

Key Requirements 

  • JD/LLB/LLM qualified and called to the Bar
  • 3 to 4 PQE
  • Top international law firm (International Corporate Practice) experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


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