Legal Counsel

Location: Singapore, Singapore
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH225255_1535004061

  • New start-up/ Fintech
  • Fluency in Mandarin required
  • Legal and compliance background

Our client is an innovative fintech company. As a start-up mode in Singapore, our client is looking for a strong individual able to support the team withall matters related to legal and compliance.

To be able to perform in this role, the successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial mind-set, a "can do" and result focus attitude. Candidate will have to be comfortable with changes and be able to navigate through these changes.

As a Legal Counsel, your responsibilities will be to :

- Ensure legal due diligence and compliance against standard group policies
- Advise the business and keep the business updated on the new trends and best practices
- Review contracts and agreements
- Laise with external stakeholders to resolve any disputes and act as an advisor to the senior management.
- Interact with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)

To be qualified for this role, candidates must have:

- Relevant degree in Law or Banking and Finance
- 5 years' relevant financial industry experience, legal or compliance background.
- Prior relevant experience in singapore
- Strong knowledge of Singapore Banking, Securities and Financial Advisory laws and regulatory compliance.
- Ability to work under pressure
- Fluency in mandarin in order to liaise with stakeholders from China Markets, translate and read chines documents.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.