Legal Counsel | 5- 8 PQE | Insurance | Singapore

Job Title
Legal Counsel | 5- 8 PQE | Insurance | Singapore
Job Location
Singapore
Job Type
Permanent
Job Description

Our client is a well known company in the insurance industry looking for a Legal Counsel to join their team. 

 

Responsibilities:

- Provide provide support to the General Counsel in overseeing the legal matters.

- To provide Singapore law advice on insurance, corporate commercial and other business activities of the Company, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating on relevant legal documentation.

-To review policy contracts for the launch (or re-launch) of insurance products.

-To provide an oversight of the review and negotiation of reinsurance treaties.

-To support the General Counsel in upholding a robust internal corporate governance framework, demonstrating adherence to corporate governance

Job Requirements

1.      A law degree from a recognized university.

2.      Ideally, the incumbent should be familiar with local regulations pertaining to the insurance industry, in particular applicable corporate governance principles and Singapore best practices.

3.      Experience – At least 8 years PQE, of which at least 4 were spent in practice/at a law firm.

4.      Prior in-house experience at a major financial institution or insurance company in Singapore required. Trial experience preferred but optional.

5.      Admitted to the Singapore Bar, and of good standing.

6.       Strong problem-solving skills - ability to quickly pinpoint issues and work with relevant stakeholders to resolve.

7.      Excellent communication and presentation skills - ability to draft advice/opinions in a clear and concise manner.

8.      Autonomous worker, able to multi-task and work under time pressure.

9.      Resourceful – adept at research and quick learner.

10.   Resilient, adaptable and meticulous.

Interested candidates please contact Sherlene Ong (R1546679) for more information or call 6535 8255 for a confidential discussion. 

 

Specializations
Corporate
Commercial