Legal Counsel, Financial Institution Jobs in Singapore

    Legal Counsel, Financial Institution

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    • 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


    Kerry Consulting is currently working closely with a well-established Financial Institution with strong footprint here in Asia. My client is currently looking to hire a general corporate lawyer into their legal team to support the growing demands of the business. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is keen to join one of Asia’s most reputable and leading financial institution. For lawyers who are currently in private practice, this will be a good transition into a closely knitted team whereby there are institutional knowledge and guidance provided from team members. For in-house corporate lawyer, this will be a good opportunity to have a foray into the financial services sector and gain experience in a well regulated environment.


    As a legal counsel within the organization, you will take an active role in providing legal advice to the business and its subsidiaries spreading across the SEA region in relation to rolling out of financial products as well as day to day operational matters. You will assist to draft, review and negotiate commercial agreements, service level agreements, technology contracts etc and partnering closely with your stakeholders including senior management as well as external vendors.

    Being part of the governance team, you will help to ensure that the organization’s compliance policies and processes are taken into consideration as part of your legal review. You will also regularly keep yourself updated on regulatory developments globally and keeping the business updated on such changes that may have an impact to the organization.


    In order to be successful in the role, you should minimally have 7-10 years PQE with prior experience handling corporate commercial matters either in private practice or in an in-house environment. Candidates will prior experience within the financial services sector will have an advantage. You should be an individual who is a team player, self-starter and commercial.

    To Apply

    To apply, please submit your resume or if you have any further questions, please reach out to Cynthia Teo(R1546879) at, quoting the job title. Rest assure that all applications are kept confidential.

    License No.: 16S8060

    Registration No.:R1546879