Vice President, Legal

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • United Overseas Bank
  • 26 Sep 16

Vice President, Legal

VP, Legal
Excellent opportunity for a corporate generalist or banking and finance lawyer to join a dynamic organization. You will be part of an established professional team of legal counsels providing legal advice to the Bank and its group of companies (Group) on a broad range of issues.

Your key responsibilities include:
- Providing legal advice on a broad range of matters (including corporate and operational matters). Specific coverage of segments and products will be allocated from time to time.
- Drafting, reviewing and hands-on negotiation of diverse commercial documents and agreements with global parties.
- Drafting legal policies and guidelines.
- Providing legal solutions on Group-related matters.
- Managing intellectual property rights of the Group.
- Advising on litigation matters.
- Advising the business leaders on significant legal issues impacting the business.
- Advising on the Group's merger & acquisition, and sale/disposal activities related to
the business.
Requirements The successful candidate should possess:

  • At least 5 years of corporate legal experience gained from a combination of private practice and in-house roles
  • A degree in law from a recognized university
  • Self-motivated, confident, independent and prepared to work hard with a strong track record in managing a broad range of legal issues
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skill
  • Meticulous and able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • Sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information