Senior Legal Counsel (Corporate Services)

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel (Corporate Services)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: CH/SLCOUCOR/230
Contact Name: Corrine Ho
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 20, 2019 04:47

Job Description

  • Established organisation with regional footprints
  • Highly autonomous legal role, reporting directly to management
  • Broad scope of work, meritocracy-based reward system

Our client is a leading player in the market for its top notch delivery of corporate services. In an increasingly competitive industry, they are setting itself apart by clinching a niche market share by working with large conglomerates and engaging with motivated and high performing performers. The legal team plays a crucial role in navigating across the locally listed scene and ensure tight corporate governance. You will be heading the department and setting the legal culture.

Key Responsibilities

  • Draft, review and advise on a myriad of legal contracts/issues
  • Manage compliance issues related to AML/CFT, PDPA, and Audits; escalate and address to management team accordingly
  • Keep abreast of both legal and regulatory changes and advise stakeholders accordingly
  • Collating reports for submission to regulators such as MAS, External Auditors and Group Compliance
  • Liaise with external counsels on relevant legal matters
  • Provide legal and compliance training to various business units

Key Requirements

  • LLB and admitted to either the Singapore or Commonwealth Bar
  • Ideally at least 9PQE with in-house experience
  • Experience with corporate commercial work in an established MNC or Government Linked Organisation or Financial Institution would be helpful
  • Strong corporate governance and compliance exposure related to SGX requirements
  • Ability to work in an independent role
  • Able to navigate in a fluid environment

EA Licence No.: 15S7496

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