Legal Counsel, Wealth Management (4 to 7 PQE)

Job Title: Legal Counsel, Wealth Management (4 to 7 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD100,000-SGD150,000
Contact Name: Eng Chang
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 07, 2022 08:02

Job Description

  • Wealth Management
  • Highly visible role
  • Established Team

Our client, global financial services company is looking to fill a Legal Counsel, Wealth Management (min 4 PQE) role.  

Reporting into the Head of Legal, you will be part of an established team and be given the remit to primarily advise on banking products catered to the well-heeled wealth clients.

You are LLB/LLM qualified with 4 (min) to 7 PQE gained from a leading law firm (Banking & Finance Practice) or from an in-house role with a leading financial institution.

To be successful in the role, you will need to be independent, take ownership in delivering, and be a team player.


Key Responsibilities

  • Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing commercial contracts across the group
  • Advise business stakeholders on a broad range of legal and regulatory topics relevant to wealth management business and products
  • Identifying and managing risk and liability face by the business in their areas of operations
  • Ensure adherence to bank wide framework, policies, and product approval processes
  • Play the role of a strong legal business partner to help business team achieve commercial objectives
  • Ensure compliance to relevant laws in all jurisdictions
  • Handle disputes matters as and when they come up, strategising strategy with external support (whenever required)

Key Requirements 

  • Bar qualification (min 4 PQE)
  • Strong experience gained in leading law firms (Banking & Finance) and/or in-house role with a leading financial institution
  • Independent and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Interest in the financial services industry and being involved in latest developments in products and services (especially with Technological input)


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