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Legal Counsel - Bank

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: S$110000 - S$140000 per annum
  • Job reference: 279632/002_1550731545
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Legal
  • Date posted: 21/02/2019

Top Tier Asian Bank seeks Legal Counsel to join the team in Singapore covering the APAC region. This is a new headcount due to business expansion within the team.

Our ideal legal candidate for this Legal Counsel role should have at least 3 years of experience in Legal Counsel gained from leading law firms or in-house legal counsel. The Legal Counsel should have strong private practice training and be keen to join an established team of lawyers within the bank, ensuring that the company is relevant to APAC legislation and in line with company values.

Key Roles and Responsibilities of the Legal Counsel will include:

  • Provide comprehensive legal advice and support to various banking departments
  • Review banking related documentation & provide legal advisory services
  • Provide comprehensive policy and regulatory advice and support in relation to all aspects of banking
  • Deliver high standard legal guidance from a commercial perspective for the bank working with senior stakeholders as well as legal and compliance teams
  • Involvement with many internal functions to enable business and to mitigate and prevent legal risks by analyzing proposed changes to determine the impact
  • Involvement in various corporate exercises including liaising with internal and external parties
  • Any ad hoc projects in the legal counsel scope as required

Requirements of the Legal Counsel as follows:

  • Qualified Legal Counsel with a minimum of 3 year's experience and strong private practice training
  • Sold working knowledge of the Asian market
  • Solid legal experience and understanding of the financial industry - candidates with genuine interest and keenness to drive their career in this space will also be considered
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to manage local and international stakeholders

We invite all experienced Legal Counsel candidates who are keen to join this top tier Bank to please send your applications to us or call Olivia at +65 6589 4464 for a confidential discussion. Selby Jennings is a Trading Style of Phaidon International (License number 16S8194)