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Inhouse- Legal Counsel

Ref: JN -112018-63797
Salary
Negotiable
Location
Asia, Singapore
Sector
Legal, In-house Legal
Date
10th December 2018
Job Type
Permanent

Our client is a leading European Private Equity Firm and they are looking to hire their first legal counsel for their Singapore office as part of their expansion.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide transactional legal counsel on complex M&A, financing and investment fund-related activities
  • Manage and guide transactions to reach finalization, applying legal experience and commercial acumen to decision making
  • Manage the review of contracts and other legal documents and highlighting key risks

Requirements include:

  • Recognized law degree with 5 to 8 PQE
  • Strong transactional M&A experience gained from top-tier law firms
  • Experience in cross-border transactions required as the company invests across the SEA region
  • Ability to work in a time-sensitive deal environment and effectively manage external legal advisors

This is an ideal role for candidates who are looking to move in-house and are passionate about being involved in both the commercial and legal aspects of M&A transactions. There is guidance provided by the General Counsel based overseas and the candidate will have the autonomy to run the legal desk in the Singapore office.

License No: 12C6031/ EA Reg ID: R1325169

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