Legal Counsel, Real Estate & Investments (Diversified)

Job Title: Legal Counsel, Real Estate & Investments (Diversified)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 90000 to SGD 150000
Contact Name: EC Chua
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 06, 2020 16:07

Job Description

  • Well-established team
  • Highly visible
  • HQ environment

Our client, a public listed real estate and investment holding company with diverse portfolio is looking to fill a newly created legal counsel role.

Reporting directly into the General Counsel, this is a highly visible role with the mandate to manage and advise on a broad spectrum of general corporate, transaction and corporate secretarial matters.

You are LLB/LLM qualified with at least 3-6 PQE (Bar qualification, jurisdiction not critical) gained in law firms and/or in-house roles. Candidates currently in private practice welcomed to apply but in-house experience will be well regarded. Bahasa Melayu/Indonesia (written and verbal) is also a must due to significant business deals in relevant markets.

To be successful in the role, you will need to be a team player, has strong work ethics, hands on and independent.

Key Responsibilities

  • Draft, review and negotiate broad range of commercial agreements
  • Advise on transactional matters (M&A, JVs and, Financing) related to Real Estate and other industries
  • Advise stakeholders on possible legal risk and provide mitigation strategies related to corporate transactions and other general corporate commercial matters
  • Provide due diligence on investments and advise management on market entry and deal structuring from a legal perspective
  • Ensure compliance to local and international laws/regulatory requirements on all transactions
  • Manage any other ad-hoc general corporate commercial and compliance matters
  • Coordinate and liaise directly with external counsels on transactions and other matters (in SG and overseas markets)
  • Support a separate corporate secretarial team on related matters whenever necessary

Key Requirements

  • LLB/LLM qualified (min 3 PQE)
  • Bar qualification from a commonwealth jurisdiction (Singapore preferred)
  • Transactional experience gained in law firm or in-house
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • English and Bahasa Melayu/Indonesia (written and verbal) skill a must


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