Legal Counsel, Corporate Bank

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    Banking & Financial Services

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    May Lim

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    about 1 year ago

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This is global financial institution that is gradually expanding its presence in the region, looking for a new addition to the team supporting the Head of Legal based here in Singapore.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Using the Bank's templates, prepare facility, security and ancillary documentation for the Bank's corporate banking business in accordance with credit approvals and internal policies;
  • Where loan documentation is prepared by external counsel, supervise the provision of legal services to the Bank and ensure acceptability of all legal deliverables;
  • Provide timely and reliable legal advice to the business on legal risks arising from transactions;
  • Review service provider or vendor agreements entered into by the Bank in the ordinary course of its banking business;
  • Assist in the corporate secretarial filings of the Bank in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia; and
  • Assist and support the Head of Legal on special projects.

Key Requirements:

  • A Commonwealth-qualified banking and finance lawyer with 3 - 5 years PQE. A Singapore-qualified lawyer is preferred;
  • Minimum 3 years' work experience as lender's counsel in a reputable law firm. Familiarity with loan and security documentation (for both bilateral and syndicated loans) is essential;
  • Strong written and spoken English communication skills;
  • Knowledge of ISDA Master Agreements is an advantage but not essential;
  • A team player with an inquiring mind, who is meticulous, resourceful, adaptable, able to provide feasible solutions and a self-starter with good interpersonal and stakeholder management skills; and
  • Previous work experience in a bank or financial institution would be an advantage.

To comply with local laws, our Singapore office EA Licence No is: 17S8475.

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