Legal Counsel, Transaction Services (Corporate Bank)

Job Title: Legal Counsel, Transaction Services (Corporate Bank)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: ML/LCTSCB/100
Contact Name: May Lim
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 19, 2018 15:18

Job Description

  • This is a financial institution with an established trade business in Singapore
  • You will be supporting transactions across Asia Pacific
  • You will gain exposure to different sectors of financing on a regional basis

This is a well-known corporate bank looking for a Legal Counsel as an addition to the team based in Singapore.

Key Responsibilities

  • General advisory, drafting and review work to support the bank’s business in Asia Pacific.
  • Drafting and review of terms sheets and transaction documents; analysis of laws and regulations of relevant jurisdictions e.g. in respect of security taking and insolvency.
  • Working closely with front of office colleagues as well as Risk, Compliance and Operations colleagues to support the Lending, Transaction Services, Diversified Corporates and Sectors business.
  • Advising on local, regional and global legal & regulatory developments affecting the business.

Key Requirements

  • 5 years PQE and a law degree from a common law background
  • Good experience with banking law and supporting financing transactions, preferably cross border financings (at least 3 years’ experience)
  • Mandarin speaking skills are required as candidate will be working closely with Chinese clients

EA Licence No.: 15S7496

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