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L 619 SG
Position:  Legal Counsel
Reports to: Regional General Counsel
Location: Singapore

Client Organization

Our client is one of the world's largest financial services company with operations in more than 22 countries worldwide. Providing a diverse range of financial solutions in Insurance and wealth management services to millions of customers throughout the globe.

Key Objectives

The Legal Counsel is responsible for providing legal advice to the business units on daily operations; supporting the compliance team as and when required as well as undertaking legal projects which may be assigned from time to time.

Key Tasks

To perform the Company's legal and company secretarial duties which include:
  • Handling the legal matters of the company including advising, vetting and drafting of legal agreements in relation to the Company's business transactions, sales and distribution models and product development;
  • Advising the business units on queries or legal matters that arise relating to the Company's affairs;
  • Performing review of regulatory changes or legal issues with MAS or the LIA on consultation papers or workgroups for legal issues related to the life insurance industry/ asset management firm;
  • Managing the risk-exposure of the Company by ensuring compliance with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements;
  • Promotion of legal awareness among local management and staff;
  • Acting on claims that may be made by the Company in debt recovery;
  • Working with external lawyers to initiate lawsuits or to formulate a defence, to gather evidence in legal proceedings involving the Company and rendering general advice relating to any legal proceedings involving the Company;
  • Cooperating & assisting compliance team with any compliance matters;
  • Managing any projects or activities as may be directed from time to time

What we are looking for

  • University degree
  • 3 - 5 years' relevant working experience, in private practice and/or corporate/in-house roles
  • Must be fluent in both written & spoken English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of securities law and regulations
  • Some litigation experience would be an added advantage but is not essential
You may send in your profile to enquiries@millerhunter.com, stating the Job Reference Number and Position Title in the subject header. Or you may speak to any of our consultants at +65 6327 4271 to enquire on available opportunities.

Position: Legal Counsel (Banking)
Location: Singapore

Brief Company Profile

Our Client is a leading regional financial institution with a strong reputation with both private and institutional clients coupled with a strong network of offices throughout the Asia Pacific region.

The Role

  • Working with a team of lawyers you will provide legal support to the bank’s operations and businesses.
  • Review and advise on standard bank documentation
  • Assist the business in structuring, negotiating and documenting transactions.
  • Liaise with external counsel on transactions and other legal issues

What we are looking for:

  • At least 4/5yrs post qualification experience with some in house experience
  • Knowledge of financial institution operations or transactions would be desirable but not essential
  • A team player who is also independent, self-motivated, proactive, analytical and able to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal and communication
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Called to the Singapore Bar
  • Willing and able to travel


Position: Associates - Corporate/M & A (3-5 PQE)
Location: Hong Kong

Brief Company Profile:
A number of our clients who are leading international law firms are looking to recruit lawyers from Singapore who are interested in re locating to the firms offices in Hong Kong or China. These firms have excellent global reputations as well as high profile lists of clients hence the lawyers will be exposed to an exciting, dynamic and complex workload.
The Role:
  • Solid regional corporate / M&A experience with a proven track record.
  • Ability to work on high level transactions with minimum supervision.
  • Good drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to speak mandarin
What we are looking for:
  • Lawyers with a high level of legal ability.
  • Highly educated with at least a 2:1 degree from a reputable institution.
  • Lawyers presently working with a leading Singapore law firm
  • Out going and pleasant personalities with the ability to think fast on ones feet
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A readiness to take responsibility and use one's initiative.
  • Admitted in Singapore/UK or other jurisdiction

You may send in your profile to enquiries@millerhunter.com, stating the Job Reference Number and Position Title in the subject header. Or you may speak to any of our consultants at +65 6327 4271 to enquire on available opportunities.

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