Legal Counsel (Fintech & BaaS)

Posted 27 November 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

A leading financial entity is inviting an ambitious legal advisor to steer the integration of digital solutions in the SME and consumer banking segments. This position presents a chance to impact the digital banking revolution.


Elevate your career in an environment where cutting-edge banking meets legal expertise.


Your contributions could shape the next phase of digital finance. To apply, please forward your latest CV to


Key Responsibilities:

  • Counsel on the legal facets of digital banking enhancements and FinTech ventures.
  • Shape the legal framework for risk management, emphasizing operational controls and procedural integrity.
  • Engage in the facilitation of corporate governance, overseeing board interactions, and ensuring meticulous record-keeping.
  • Diverse legal and compliance responsibilities extend to ad hoc projects and supporting other business functions.


Key Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor or equivalent Law degree with a solid 5-10 year post-qualification track record. Credentials from recognized Commonwealth jurisdictions preferred.
  • Prior legal roles in leading law practices or within the commercial banking sector are esteemed.
  • Acumen in legal aspects of FinTech, electronic payments, governance, and data protection is ideal.
  • Fluent in English with Mandarin skills beneficial for interactions with certain parties (though not essential).
  • Deep-rooted understanding of the legalities surrounding banking, FinTech regulations, and compliance in the Asia context.