Legal Counsel - Banking Jobs in Singapore

    Legal Counsel – Banking

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    Details

    • Category Financial Services
    • Industry Wholesale Banking and Global Markets
    • Function Legal & Compliance
    • Consultant Cynthia Teo
    • License No 16S8060
    • Registration No R1546879
    • Job Ref No X
    • Salary S$100,000 - S$150,000

    Description

    Kerry Consulting is partnering very closely with an Asian Bank that is committed to growing their Singapore office. As part of their growth plan, they are looking to hire a legal counsel for the team reporting directly to the Head of Legal. This is a brand new headcount and it allows the individual to cover work across corporate banking, private banking and financial markets. This is a rare broad base opportunity for a mid level legal counsel to get exposure to different business lines within the banking industry.

    Responsibilities

    As a member within the team, you will be supporting the front office on the negotiations with clients on corporate banking related transactions (e.g. bilateral/syndicated loans). You will also work closely with the private banking business in providing legal advice in relation to product formation as well as product distribution. You will assist in giving inputs to ensure that the bank operates within the regulatory requirements. On the financial markets front, you will work closely with the business to support any bespoke derivatives transactions as well as with ISDA negotiations.

    From time to time you will be involve in adhoc projects/initiatives that help to drive better legal efficiency within the organization. You will up keep the legal documentations for the transactions handled to ensure that they are align with the bank’s standards and also with market’s best practices.

    Requirements

    You should ideally bring along with you some form of banking/regulatory/derivatives experience either in private practice of in-house. You should ideally be a Singapore/Hong Kong or Australia qualified lawyer with at least 4 years PQE and have the ability to see through transactions independently.

    To apply

    Please send your CV to Cynthia Teo at ct@kerryconsulting.com quoting the job title for a confidential discussion.

    Rest assure that all applications are kept confidential.