Legal & Compliance Counsel

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 17634 (07_091118)
Sector: Legal In-House

A top-tier global consulting firm is looking to hire a regional Legal and Compliance professional based out of Singapore who will look after all legal aspects across ASEAN, and provide general oversight over compliance and risk in the region.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop controls relating to contract management
  • Provide legal advisory across businesses in Hong Kong and South East Asian entities
  • Provide advisory on employment issues, M&A and general legal and compliance across the region
  • Provide oversight on risk and compliance controls
  • Engage and consult with senior management team on legal and compliance issues
  • Ad hoc projects

Requirements:

  • 5-7 years of PQE/relevant legal experience, preferably in the insurance industry (must be in an MAS regulated industry)
  • General understanding of risk and compliance procedures
  • An ability to liaise with stakeholders and manage expectations
  • Strong interpersonal, communication skills and effective negotiation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; logical thinker