Legal Counsel (3-5 PQE) - Leading Banking Group
- Posted 21 February 2023
- Job type Permanent
- DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance
- EA License No.15S7496
Our client, a well-established bank is looking to fill a Legal Counsel (3-5 PQE). Reporting to the Lead Counsel for Global Banking business. This is an excellent opportunity for a banking & finance lawyer looking to transition into an in-house role with a collegial environment with flexible work arrangements and work-life balance.
The successful candidate will be part of an established team that provides legal advice on a broad range of banking products including but not limited to corporate banking, trade finance, and transaction banking.
Candidates with prior experience in advising on banking and financing transactions (in-house or practice) will be very well-regarded. We are happy to consider candidates with only law firm experience (either Banking & Finance or Corporate Practices).
Draft, negotiate and review financing documents
Advise business stakeholders on legal risks pertaining to lending transactions
Work with the bank's product specialists to ensure best-in-class products are structured with optimised risk/return ratio
Keep abreast of legal and regulatory developments in the banking sector to sure policies, processes and frameworks are kept robust and up to date.
Advise on general corporate commercial matters
Liaise with external lawyers on transactional matters as and when required.
3-5 PQE (Singapore Bar preferred)
Excellent communication skills
Prior experience as an in-house counsel with a financial institution or relevant law firm experience (Banking & Finance practice OR Corporate Practice)