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Legal Counsel - Trade Finance

Job Title: Legal Counsel - Trade Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -042020-449407
Contact Name: Rinku Saraf
Contact Email: rgoenka@argyllscott.sg
Job Published: April 16, 2020 09:26

Job Description

This is an opportunity with an International Bank based in Singapore. You will be part of a small team reporting into the Head of Legal.

Responsibilities

  • To support the Head of Legal, Asia on all legal and regulatory matters for the Bank Corporate Markets and Commercial Banking Asia.
  • To support Global Transaction Banking and Lending products, in particular trade finance and loans.
  • To support the bank on general legal issues and contracts, including supplier contracts and other general contracts.
  • Advise business areas on legal risk and corporate governance.
  • Proactive, resilient and able to support and manage relevant legal risk policies and frameworks in a dynamic environment.
  • Proactively identify, report and escalate legal or governance issues, recommending solutions as required.
  • Proactively influences and advises stakeholders, contributes to business and transaction decision-making by providing professional advice, insight and innovative thinking

About You

  • At least 4 years plus Singapore / UK qualified lawyer
  • Must have a strong experience in Trade Finance & lending
  • Cross border transactional experience preferred
  • Candidates with strong banking & finance experience may also be considered
  • Outstanding negotiation, communication and drafting skills.
  • Confident, sociable and be able to hold their own when dealing with senior management.

EA Registration Number: R1656454
Argyll Scott Singapore Pte Ltd. EA Licence Number: 16S8105