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Legal Counsel | Established International Trading Platform

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: S$210000 - S$270000 per annum + competitive
  • Job reference: 277132/002_1549952659
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Legal
  • Date posted: 12/02/2019

Top-tier Trading Platform is seeking a Legal Counsel to be based in Singapore. This role is a new headcount supporting the group's General Counsel, and the local Senior Management.


Our ideal legal candidate Legal Counsel role should have at least 5-8 years of experience in Legal Counsel gained from leading law firms or in-house legal counsel. The Legal Counsel should have good corporate and transactions experience and business acumen.


Key Responsibilities for the Legal Counsel:

  • Provide comprehensive legal advice and support in relation to all aspects of cross-border financing transactions and trade finance

  • Involvement with many internal functions to enable business and to mitigate and prevent legal risks

  • Assisting on all transactional, general corporate, and regulatory legal and compliance matters for the global business, including advising and negotiating on any corporate transactional matters, overseeing and executing on M&A and trades/investments

  • All legal contract and legal agreement preparation including drafting, reviewing, and negotiations

  • 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 at least 8 years of PQE gained from leading law firms or in-house counsel.

  • Solid legal experience and understanding of the regulatory environment and the current law relating to the financial services industry in Singapore

  • Prior experience handling complex transactions and/or cross-border financing transactions a definite plus

We invite all experienced Legal Counsel candidates who are keen to join this growing trading platform to please send your applications to us for a confidential discussion. Click on apply below with your applications in Word format.

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