Legal Counsel (Real Estate)

Job Title: Legal Counsel (Real Estate)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 120000 to SGD 180000
Reference: EC/LC/RE/SG
Contact Name: EC Chua
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 17, 2019 16:59

Job Description

  • Newly created role
  • High visibility role
  • SEA coverage

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

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 6 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

You are LLB/LLM qualified with at least 6-7 PQE (Commonwealth Bar). Prior experience gained advising on broad scope of complex, cross border general corporate commercial and transactional (M&A, Financing) matters in the real estate space would be ideal. 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.

The company has a progressive environment, flat hierarchy and high growth trajectory.

To be successful in the role, you will need to be collaborative, independent, hands on and able to work in a fast-paced environment.

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


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