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Haitong International Securities (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 05 Jul 20
Competitive
Haitong International Securities (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 05 Jul 20
Competitive
Provide comprehensive legal coverage for its businesses in Singapore as a sole contributor reporting to the local CEO and the General Counsel based in the HQ in Hong Kong.

The Job:

  • Provide timely and reliable legal advice and support to the SG office
  • Draft and review agreements and legal documentation including but not limited to transactional documents, banking documentation, third-party vendor agreements and distribution agreements 
  • Manage the external counsel engagement and supervise the provision of legal services by external counsel on quality, cost-effectiveness and timeliness of deliverables
  • Manage potential disputes and litigation matters
  • Maintain legal database, update legal policies and procedures to align with HQ, and ensure adherence to legal policies by the SG office
  • Periodic and ad hoc reporting on legal matters to HQ
  • Provide legal support on special projects and new businesses and handle other legal work as may be assigned by senior management from time to time

Requirements:

  • Prior experience in capital markets transactions is essential, and knowledge of banking and credit and security laws and documentation is highly advantageous
  • Strong communication skills, ability to converse and read and write in Chinese (in order to handle Chinese legal documentation) will be viewed favorably upon
  • Ability to identify and manage key legal risks, and escalate to senior management where necessary
  • Must be a Singapore-qualified lawyer with at least 4 years post-qualification experience
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