Legal Counsel (Real Estate)

Job Title: Legal Counsel (Real Estate)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 120000 to SGD 180000
Reference: EC/LC/REP/SG/
Contact Name: EC Chua
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 24, 2020 07:09

Job Description

  • Group HQ role
  • Well established team
  • Broad scope of work

Our client, a leading  real estate player is looking to fill a Legal Counsel role based out of Singapore. Reporting into the General Counsel, you will be part of an established legal team with the mandate to advise business stakeholders on a broad range of legal matters.

You are LLB/LLM qualified with at least 10 PQE (Commonwealth Bar). Prior experience gained advising on broad scope of general corporate commercial and transactional (M&A/JV, Financing) matters in the real estate space would be ideal. You will also Candidates coming straight from law firm will be more than welcomed to apply. To this end, candidates from the Corporate Real Estate Practice will be very well regarded.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Draft, review and negotiate broad range commercial agreements
  • Advise business stakeholders on transactional matters (M&A, Financing)
  • Advise stakeholders on possible legal risk and provide mitigation strategies
  • Support the legal department in managing any litigation or contentious matters across the region
  • Ensure compliance to company’s policies and regulatory requirements
  • Assist in the drafting of policies, guidelines, legal templates and other documents to ensure best practices
  • Coordinate and liaise directly with external counsels

Key Requirements:

  • LLB/LLM qualified (min 10 PQE)
  • Bar qualification from a commonwealth jurisdiction (Singapore preferred)
  • Top Singapore/international law firm experience preferred. In-house experience is a plus but not required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player who can operate independently and in a fast-paced environment

To be successful in the role, you will need to be collaborative, independent and hands on.

If you are keen to apply to this role, do send in your updated CV to

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