Corporate Legal Officer, Global Firm Corporate Legal Officer, Global Firm …

Selby Jennings
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 12 Aug 21
Negotiable
Selby Jennings
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 12 Aug 21
Negotiable
Our client is a growing Global Business with strong presence across Asia Pacific, and globally. We are hiring a Corporate Legal Officer / Corporate Counsel to support the team here in Singapore. This role will be working regionally across Asia Pacific and Hong Kong. This role is a new hire within the team as a result of expansion within the business, we are looking for an eager Legal / Legally-trained Candidate who has a keen interest in corporate/commercial work and preferably some working knowledge within corporate restructuring and financial services.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Corporate Legal Officer / Corporate Counsel

  • Provide legal advisory and compliance support to the Group
  • Draft and review a broad range of legal contracts and agreements
  • Develop, enhance and update the Group's policy framework and guidelines to ensure corporate compliance with legal requirement and to minimise legal risk exposure
  • Identify potential legal and compliance risks via conducting assessment and recommending action plans to mitigate such risks
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders, as well as regulatory bodies on legal and compliance issues

Qualifications & Requirements of the Corporate Legal Officer / Corporate Counsel, Global Firm

  • Bachelor's in Law - LLB or Legally Trained
  • Bar Qualification not required
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in managing different kinds of corporate restructuring projects in APAC
  • Solid knowledge of regulations in Singapore and Hong Kong
  • Ability to handle legal and compliance work independently
  • Ability to work under pressure and produce timely results
  • Japanese language abilities is advantageous

Selby Jennings is a Trading Style of Phaidon International (License number 16S8194)

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