Associate/Senior Associate M&A Lawyer (Legal)

Job Title: Associate/Senior Associate M&A Lawyer (Legal)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 150000 to SGD 400000
Reference: SM/MAL/LEGAL/SG
Contact Name: Sally McCrossin
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 03, 2020 16:53

Job Description

  • Well respected Corporate M&A Team
  • Opportunity to work for a top tier international law firm
  • Structured training and development programme

We have been mandated by our client, an international law firm with a global presence, to fill an Associate role within their Corporate Mergers and Acquisition team.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity join a well-established practice group and be able to work on complex transactions within the region. You will be exposed to the full spectrum of M&A advisory work including public (regulated) M&A, private M&A, and Capital Markets. To be considered you will need to legally qualified in the UK, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, or the USA with 1-7 PQE and have had previous experience working in a top tier international firm or a reputable local law firm. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for varied and challenging complex legal work with a mix of M&A (both public and private)
  • Work across a range of cross border and domestic M&A and ECM transactions
  • Due diligence and drafting documents for complex commercial transactions
  • Conducting legal research and drafting advice and memoranda
  • Working and liaising with clients

 Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law from a reputable university
  • Legal qualification from a UK, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, or the USA
  • 1 - 4 years of PQE gained within a corporate practice
  • Team player
  • First rate experience of drafting documents
  • Previous international experience will be highly regarded


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