Senior Legal Counsel, Construction/Engineering (min 5 PQE)

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel, Construction/Engineering (min 5 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD100,000-SGD130,000
Reference: EC/SLCCE/RE/SG
Contact Name: Eng Chang
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 06, 2021 09:09

Job Description

  • Established team
  • Broad scope
  • Excellent career growth

Our client, a listed company with interest in engineering, infrastructure and real estate is looking to fill a Senior Legal Counsel (min 5 PQE).

Reporting into the Chief Operating Officer, you will be given the remit to advise on a broad range of legal matters with a strong focus in Construction related matters i.e., standard industry forms of contract such as REDAS, PSSCOC, FIDIC. Experience in corporate and listing compliance matters would be well-regarded (although not a must).

To be successful in the role, you will need to be collaborative, independent, hands on and able manage competing priorities.


Key Responsibilities

  • Draft, review and negotiate a broad range of commercial contracts (with a strong slant in construction related documents)
  • Advise stakeholders on legal related matters.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the legal and regulatory environment relevant to the construction industry and advise management accordingly.
  • Assist in reviewing financing/re-financing transactions.
  • Appoint, manage, and liaise with external counsels as and well required.
  • Advise on listing compliance matters.
  • Advise on a broad range of general corporate commercial, compliance (including data privacy)

Key Requirements

  • LLB/LLM/JD qualified
  • Min 5 PQE (Singapore Bar preferred)
  • Prior experience in Engineering and/or Construction industry a big plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player who can operate independently.
  • Strong commercial acumen

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