Group level role
Highly visible role
Our client, a leading insurer is looking to fill a Legal Counsel (3-4 PQE) role.
Reporting into the General Counsel, the successful candidate will be given the remit to advise on a broad range of matters related but not limited to general corporate commercial agreements (relevant to the insurance business and IT/Technology contracts), M&A, Corporate Finance, Projects (legal/regulatory angle), Regulatory (Insurance Act, SGX listing; etc) and other policies matters.
The ideal candidate would be a Singapore Bar qualified lawyer with circa 3-4 PQE gained from leading law firm and/or relevant in-house role(s). Prior experience in the Insurance industry will be well-regarded. Understanding of SGX listco matters will be a clear advantage.
Draft, review, and negotiable a broad range of commercial contracts
Advise on transactional matters (M&A, Corp Finance)
Participate in group wide projects and provide legal advisory input
Assist in handling disputes related matters (as and when required)
Keep abreast of legal, compliance and regulatory developments in the markets and businesses that the group is operating in and ensures policies and frameworks are stay robust and relevant
Provide advise and ensure timely compliance to regulatory requirements (Insurance Act, SGX listing manual, Financial Adviser Act; etc)
Provide legal advice to business stakeholders to advance commercial objectives while ensuring proper risk management processes are being adhered to
Bar qualification (SG preferred) with 4 PQE
Prior experience advising on Insurance matters (in-house or law firm) would be well regarded.
Excellent time management and project management skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Team player who can operate independently
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