Senior Legal Counsel (Asset Manager/Private Equity)

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel (Asset Manager/Private Equity)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 210,000
Reference: EL/SLCOOASMA/210
Contact Name: Eugene Lim
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 20, 2019 21:50

Job Description

  • Collegiate environment, good work life balance
  • APAC Hub, opportunity to interact with key stakeholders
  • Global company with huge AUM

Newly created role for a Global Asset Management firm looking to hire a Private Equity lawyer to support their growing Alternatives business. The role will report to the APAC Head of Legal, and be a senior individual contributor within the team. Great opportunity to move in-house with a well regarded and collegiate team.

Key Responsibilities

  • The role will sit within the APAC Legal team, and will focus on supporting the Private Markets funds business
  • You will work closely with various teams on supporting the business on launching products and crafting strategies.
  • To ensure that the use of external legal advise is appropriately controlled and managed in according with legal policies and procedures
  • To develop good relationships with internal client departments, including Compliance, Trustees, Trade bodies and other third party advisors
  • To provide legal advisory to the Compliance function when required, and to help assist with legal and regulatory change analysis
  • In response to business needs, to develop Legal strategies to improve the quality of service available
  • To agree priorities with supervisor and escalate issues where appropriate

Key Requirements

  • Degree in Law, qualification to a common law jurisdiction is preferred
  • At least 8 years’ PQE with strong experience in Public Markets Funds
  • Strong communication skills and ability to manage senior stakeholders
  • Proficiency in Word, familiarity with Excel and Power Point

EA Licence No.: 15S7496

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