Technology Counsel (min 8 PQE), Financial Services

Job Title: Technology Counsel (min 8 PQE), Financial Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD180,000-SGD200,000
Reference: EC/TECHC/FS/SG
Contact Name: Eng Chang
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2022 16:35

Job Description

  • Established Team
  • Newly created headcount
  • Highly visible role

Our client, a highly recognisable name is the Financial Services space is looking to fill a Technology Counsel (min 8 PQE) role.

Reporting into the General Counsel, the successful candidate will be part of a well-established and highly regarded Legal team in the organization. The key remit for the role would be to advise on Technology, Cybersecurity, Digitalisation and Data Privacy related matters.

You are LLB qualified and called to the Singapore Bar (min 8 PQE). You should come with a combination of in-house as well as private practice (candidates coming directly from law firm would be most welcomed to apply). Experience in the TMT space. Experience in advising on Technology related matters in a regulated FinTech/Startup environment will be very well regarded.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Advise on Technology, Cybersecurity, Digitalisation projects and Data Privacy matters
  • Advise on general corporate commercial matters involving the company’s main business as well as other operational matters
  • Advise stakeholders on possible legal risk and provide mitigation strategies
  • Negotiate, draft, and review a broad range of commercial contracts including software licensing agreements, vendor agreements, outsourcing agreements; etc.
  • Assist in the drafting of legal policies, guidelines, legal templates, and other documents to ensure best practices
  • Developing and maintaining contract templates
  • Advise business stakeholders on legal matters related to digitalisation projects

Key Requirements 

  • LLB/LLM qualified
  • Min 8 PQE
  • In-house technology and/or law firm (TMT) experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player who can operate independently and in a fast-paced environment


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