Legal Counsel (Contractor) Legal Counsel (Contractor) …

Schroders Investment Management
in Singapore
Contract, Full time
Last application, 22 Nov 20
Competitive
Schroders Investment Management
in Singapore
Contract, Full time
Last application, 22 Nov 20
Competitive
Posted by:
Bien Law • Recruiter
Posted by:
Bien Law
Recruiter
As the Legal Counsel on contract, you will be part of the Schroders’ Southeast Asian Compliance, Legal and Governance (CLG) team (as well as the wider APAC CLG team) that handles a wide variety of matters primarily in connection with the firm’s Southeast Asian businesses and the APAC infrastructure hub (Trading, Trade Processing, IT, Finance and Tax Services).

What you’ll do

  • Draft, review and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements with external vendors/outsourcing partners, such as engagement letters, subscription agreements, IT contracts and other legal documentation in connection with the APAC infrastructure hub.
  • Draft and review intra-group agreements between group affiliates, such as delegation agreements and service level agreements.
  • Assist the team in the preparation (drafting/review) of fund-related documentation and intermediary agreements in connection with the firm’s Southeast Asian businesses.
  • Draft, review and negotiate agreements with trading counterparties, such as non-disclosure agreements and trading documentation.

 

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need

  • Qualified as a lawyer in Singapore
  • At least 10 years PQE and has worked in a major law firm or financial institution
  • Corporate commercial background, experience in IP / IT contracts

 

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help

  • Familiar with the Singapore outsourcing framework
  • Experience in data protection, privacy and intellectual property matters

 

What you’ll be like

  • Excellent drafting, negotiation and communication skills
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
  • High level of awareness of the commercial implications of legal issues
  • Ability to work under own initiative as well as in a team to achieve common business goals
  • Ability to explain relatively complex concepts in a clear and concise manner

 

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