• Up to S$200,000 per annum
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • LMA Recruitment
  • 14 Aug 18

Lead Legal Counsel APAC – Securities And Clearing

This is an exciting Lead Legal Counsel role within a reputable securities custody financial services company. You will spearhead the Legal aspect of the company’s APAC businesses, becoming highly visible amongst senior stakeholders and a prominent figure in the company’s forward propulsion internally and externally.

You will be responsible for:
• Advising senior management and business stakeholders on legal and strategic aspects of the company’s APAC businesses, with a particular emphasis on their Trade Processing and Trade Repository aspects
• Advising/drafting/negotiating/reviewing commercial and transactional documentation
• Developing in-house policies and procedures to adhere to evolving regulatory developments
• Managing external counsel/corporate governance matters and communication with financial regulators where necessary


• Bachelor of Laws/Juris Doctor graduate
• Qualified lawyer in Commonwealth jurisdictions, Singapore preferred
• More than 7 years’ legal experience, in-house general corporate experience acquired within banking/financial services preferred (private practice welcome to apply)
• Mature individual, able to work independently within a dynamic and fast-changing environment
• Excellent stakeholder management skills to handle internal and external stakeholders (e.g. clients, financial regulators)
• Excellent forward-thinking project manager who enjoys developing, implementing and bettering existing processes

EA Reg no: R1328685

EA Licence No.: 11C4684

Company Reg. No.: 201131609D

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