Legal Counsel | 3-5 PQE | Asset Management | Singapore

Job Title
Legal Counsel | 3-5 PQE | Asset Management | Singapore
Job Location
Singapore
Job Type
Permanent
Job Description

My client is one of Asia's largest asset manager with over $40 billion in AUM. They are currently looking for an Associate General Counsel to join their team. 

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • To review agreements submitted by business owners including investment management, investment advisory, sub-management / advisory, distribution, Marketing and feeder type agreements, financial derivatives documentation, unit trust documentation, product term sheets/subscription agreements, broker agreements, licensing agreements, fund set up and offer documentation, NDAs, MOUs and miscellaneous service provider agreements etc
  • To assist in the negotiation and drafting of agreements.
  • To assist in intellectual property related work.
  • To assist in the structuring of transactions and development of new products. External counsels may be engaged as appropriate.
  • To identify legal issues and legal risks associated with transactions and products and suggest mitigating measures to address them.
  • To approve and manage the appointment of external counsel and legal expenses
  • To manage litigation by or against the Company or its subsidiary, if any, with the assistance of external counsels.
  • To advise on and review, and revise documentation to comply with existing / new regulatory requirements.

 

Requirements: 

  • Law degree from a recognized local or foreign university.
  • Strong legal analytical skills with good grounding in fundamental legal principles.
  • Ability to write and communicate well.
  • At least 3 to 5 years in legal practice and/or related in-house role (in the financial industry would be preferable and in the asset management experience would be advantageous).
  • Knowledge of ISDA and derivatives would be advantageous.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, in particular, MS Word and PowerPoint.
  • Team player, good interpersonal skills and a strong commitment to continuous learning and excellence. 

 

Interested applicants please apply directly to this ad, email your cv to sherlene@recruit-legal.com or contact Sherlene Ong at 6535 8255 for a confidential discussion. 

Sherlene Ong Xinhui (R1546679)

Specializations
Corporate
Commercial
Banking & Finance