Legal Counsel (min 4 PQE) - Financial Institution (2023)

Posted 05 December 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

Legal Counsel (min 4 PQE) – Financial Institution

Company Overview:

Our client is a leading financial institution committed to innovation and excellence. They are expanding their legal team and seeking a Legal Counsel to contribute to their continued success.

Role Overview:

Reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel, this role involves providing crucial legal support within the institution. The successful candidate will play a pivotal part in ensuring compliance and fostering growth.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide comprehensive legal advice on financial services, regulatory compliance, and corporate governance matters.
  • Collaborate with various departments to ensure adherence to regulatory requirements.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate legal documents and agreements.
  • Conduct thorough legal research and analysis to support decision-making.

  • Minimum 4 years of post-qualification experience (PQE).
  • Open to candidates from diverse legal backgrounds.
  • Traits such as humility, a strong team player mindset, a thirst for learning, and a willingness to push boundaries are highly valued.
  • Prior experience within MAS-regulated environments (banking/insurance sectors) is advantageous but not a must.
  • Candidates coming straight from private practice welcome to apply.

Qualifications and Skills:
  • LLB or equivalent legal qualification.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively across teams.