Senior Counsel

Posted 19 November 2020
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

  • Work with a leading securities/investment firm
  • Regional remit with great exposure to different stakeholders
  • Well remunerated role with great benefits

Our client is a leading international securities/investment firm They are looking for a Senior Counsel to lead and front all legal matters within the region. This role reports directly to the General Counsel seated in Hong Kong.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Provide general corporate commercial legal support to business units within the region
  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts i.e. framework agreements, contracts
  • Support relevant commercial and capital market transactions, including banking documentation, third party agreements etc.
  • Managing external counsels within the region
  • General legal research and other related matters
  • Identify business and legal risks for business projects undertaken

Key Requirements 

  • 8-12 PQE, called to Singapore or common law jurisdiction
  • Good regional exposure and understands Equity Capital Markets
  • Able to adapt to a fluid environment and be comfortable dealing internal and external stakeholders
  • Hands on, able to work in a fluid environment
  • Due to the nature of work and the need to manage stakeholders in China/Hong Kong, being adept in Mandarin is advantageous (Including drafting and speaking)


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