Legal Counsel

Posted 26 October 2020
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

  • Great in-house opportunity for a junior to mid-level lawyer interested in the investment management industry
  • Regional remit with great exposure to different stakeholders
  • Good career progression

Our client is a leading investment management firm with strong regional presence headquartered in Singapore. They are looking for a legal counsel to join the team. This would be ideal for counsels or lawyers who wish to step in-house, especially those who are interested in corporate commercial and M&A work.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Report directly to Group General Counsel
  • Provide general corporate commercial legal support to business units within the region
  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts i.e. framework agreements, contracts
  • Support legal and regulatory compliance matters
  • Due diligence on transactions i.e. M&A, restructuring of assets and exit strategies
  • General legal research and other related matters
  • Support the team in other back end and administrative work

Key Requirements 

  • 3-5 PQE, called to Singapore or common law jurisdiction
  • Good regional exposure
  • Attention to detail and able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Hands on, able to work in a fluid environment


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