Legal Counsel (Financial Institution)

Job Title: Legal Counsel (Financial Institution)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: CH/LEFINAINS/65
Contact Name: Corrine Ho
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 24, 2019 18:35

Job Description

  • Strong platform for lawyers looking to move into financial institutions
  • Cross-border business activities will help to enhance your regional exposure
  • Work alongside a team of seasoned legal and compliance professionals

Our client is an established financial institution with a seasoned legal team. They are looking for a legal counsel to help bring the organisation to the next professional trajectory. They are expanding across various jurisdictions so
a lawyers who is looking for regional exposure will be suited to apply.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drafting, reviewing of legal agreements related to funds/investment management activities
  • Review NDAs, service agreements and manage general corporate matters
  • Liaise with external counsels, auditors and assist with MAS reportings
  • Provide legal advisory on external service providers/related legal contracts
  • Assist with corporate secretarial duties such as board resolutions, coordinate AGMs and tight corporate
    governance matters
  • Handle other ad-hoc legal related projects

Key Requirements

  • External LLB/ SG / Commonwealth called lawyers with at least 3PQE
  • Direct from in-house or private practice with some experience/clienteles within the financial institution space would be ideal
  • Open to take on a broad range of legal matters including corporate secretarial work
  • Able to assimilate well into a cosmopolitan work environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to manage stakeholders

EA Licence No.: 15S7496

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