Technology Counsel, Global Financial Services Company (4 to 6 PQE)

Job Title: Technology Counsel, Global Financial Services Company (4 to 6 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD120,000-SGD140,000
Reference: EC/TC/FS/SG
Contact Name: Eng Chang
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 15, 2021 17:50

Job Description

  • Well-established team
  • Highly visible role with autonomy
  • Global Coverage

Our client, global financial services company is looking to fill a new legal counsel role within the global technology legal team.  

Reporting into the Global Head of Legal and working closely with a well-established team, you will be advising on a broad range of legal (transactional) and regulatory matters including drafting, negotiating, and reviewing commercial contracts, advise on legal issues related to Technology (i.e., software licensing, integration, managed services, technology outsourcing; etc) and other emerging FinTech topics (Blockchain/Crypto, Digital Banking; etc)

You are LLB/LLM qualified with 4 to 6 PQE with experience in leading law firms (TMT Practice), FinTech and Technology Services companies. Experience in the Financial Services industry will be a major plus.  

To be successful in the role, you will need to be independent, take ownership in delivering, and be a team player.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing commercial contracts (Technology transactions) across the group
  • Advise business stakeholders on a broad range of legal, and regulatory topics in the FinTech space (including emerging topics i.e., Blockchain/Crypto)
  • Identifying and managing risk and liability face by the business in their areas of operations
  • Work closely with broader legal teams across the financial institution on matters related to technology, data privacy, technology procurement; etc.
  • Play the role of a strong legal business partner to help business team achieve commercial objectives
  • Ensure compliance to relevant laws in all jurisdictions
  • Work closely with cross functional teams within the Governance space

Key Requirements

  • Bar qualification (4 to 6 PQE)
  • Solid in-house experience with Technology Services, FinTech companies and/or private practice (TMT) experience will be very well-regarded
  • Independent and able to work in a fast-paced and transactional environment
  • Passion/interest in frontier topics within the FinTech space (i.e., blockchain, crypto, digital assets, digital payments; etc)


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