Legal Counsel (Financing), Real Estate (4 to 8 PQE)

Job Title: Legal Counsel (Financing), Real Estate (4 to 8 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD120,000-SGD180,000
Reference: EC/LCFin/RE/SG
Contact Name: Eng Chang
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 10, 2022 22:24

Job Description

  • Established team
  • Transactional scope
  • Global coverage

Our client, an international real estate company with multiple business lines and global presence is looking to fill a Legal Counsel (Financing) role.

Reporting into the General Counsel, the successful candidate will be part of an established team and be given the remit to advise on a broad range of transactional (Financing, M&A, Investments; etc) and general corporate commercial matters.  

You are LLB/LLM qualified with min 4 PQE gained from a leading law firm (Banking & Finance/Corporate Real Estate Practice) or from an in-house role with relevant scope and related industries. Prior experience in advising on real estate financing, fund-raising or REITs related matters would be very well regarded.

To be successful in the role, you will need to be independent, take ownership in delivering quality work, and be a team player.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Draft, negotiate, and review commercial contracts across the group
  • Advise on transactional matters (financing, M&A, investments, capital markets fund raising, JVs; etc.)
  • Advise business stakeholders on a broad range of legal, compliance and regulatory topics relevant to the real estate industry
  • Identify and manage risk and liability face by the business in their areas of operations
  • Ensure adherence to companywide framework, policies, and processes
  • Play the role of a strong legal business partner to help business team achieve commercial objectives
  • Ensure compliance to relevant laws in all jurisdictions
  • Advise on SGX listing compliance matters and MAS regulations pertaining to the company’s REITs business

Key Requirements 

  • Bar qualification (min 4 PQE)
  • Strong experience gained in leading law firms (Banking & Finance/Corporate Real Estate) and/or in-house role with a relevant scope and industries
  • Experience in advising on real estate financing deals
  • Independent and able to work in a fast-paced environment


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