Country Counsel - Singapore

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 02_290120
Practice Area: Legal Inhouse - Financial Services

Job Description:

  • Be the lead lawyer for all the legal matters in Singapore;
  • Provide legal support on OTC Derivatives products and prepare and negotiate relevant documentation
  • Provide regulatory advice and deal with regulatory matters in Singapore
  • Negotiate and advise on distribution agreements;
  • Provide legal advice on other day to day legal matters
  • Monitor, identify and advise on changes in laws and regulations relating to the business;
  • Instruct and supervise external counsel, including managing costs of external counsel; and

Required Skills/Qualifications/Experience:

  • Mid-level lawyer with a legal qualification in a common-law jurisdiction
  • Possess core technical knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to securities trading and general financial activities
  • Experience and knowledge of regulatory framework and experience in OTC derivatives products and will be ideal
  • Good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills;
  • Responsible, diligent with high integrity and professional ethics;
  • Ability to step out of one’s own comfort zone to support the fast-expanding business strategy