Senior Legal Counsel, Wealth Management (Banking)

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel, Wealth Management (Banking)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: SGD 120,000
Reference: EL/SLCOIWM/120
Contact Name: Eugene Lim
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 01, 2019 19:58

Job Description

  • Global Bank and broad remit for the role
  • Well respected senior hiring manager within the organization
  • Competitive remuneration scheme

Our client is an international bank with a visible footprint across the world, in various business lines including Retail and Private Banking, Corporate and Investment Banking.

Key Responsibilities

  • The role will be part of the Global Wealth Management Legal team, and you will work closely with the business in managing Legal risks and developing standard documentations
  • Develop thought leadership capability, as demonstrated by visibility within the Bank, and as a point of contact to the business
  • You will also contribute to developing appropriate legal policies and procedures, ensuring product governance are in place to reflect all the relevant legal requirements as well
  • This will be a highly visible role where you will need to partner the business in ensuring that they are in line with the bank’s code of conduct
  • Developing and implementing global standards and initiatives for various legal matters, and to ensure that global standard documentations are in place
  • Assist in the provision of reports to relevant Risk and Control committees and management group on key legal risks and issues where required

Key Requirements

  • The successful candidate should be a qualified lawyer with at least 8 to 12 PQE
  • You should be experienced in the financial services industry. Knowledge in derivatives or Financing document would be ideal
  • Must have prior experience in private practice or in-house, including handling of complex transactions
  • Ability to manage geographically dispersed and highly varied customer and product base

EA Licence No.: 15S7496

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