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Head Legal

Ref: JN -042019-65889
Salary
Negotiable
Location
Asia, Singapore
Sector
Legal, In-house Legal
Date
7th May 2019
Job Type
Permanent

The Firm

Our client is one of the leading real estate companies and they're looking for a Head of Legal to join their office in Singapore.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing advice, support and guidance in relation to the Group's legal matters, across a wide spectrum of local and cross border projects and matters of the Group, which may involve mergers and acquisitions, financing, joint ventures, consortium arrangements, general corporate matters and legal disputes.
  • Draft and review statutory announcement for the listed company
  • Draft and review contracts and deal structures and participate in contract negotiations.
  • Work closely with the Corporate Secretarial team to ensure effective administrative and compliant management of existing, acquired or joint venture entities.
  • Identify areas of legal risk and mitigate those risks effectively on all projects and/or matters undertaken.
  • Ensure corporate compliance with changes in laws and regulations.
  • Perform other day-to-day business and legal affairs-related tasks.

Requirements:

  • Recognized law degree with 6 to 9 PQE.
  • Strong knowledge of Company and Corporate law, as well as real estate laws.
  • Experience with Listed Companies preferred.
  • Experience in corporate, mergers and acquisitions, financing, commercial matters in legal practice or in an in-house legal role.
  • Experience with multi-jurisdictional transactions would be an advantage.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written Mandarin required (in order to be able to review and comment on Chinese contracts and liaise with the Mandarin-speaking associates

License No 12C6031 / EA Reg ID R1325169

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