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General Counsel - Fintech

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Job Summary

  • Singapore
  • Permanent
  • BBBH769578
  • Nov 20, 2020
  • S$100-149k
Job Description

A high growth fintech company in Singapore is looking for a General Council to come in as the first internal hire within the legal team

You will report to the CEO and support the business operations team throughout the APAC region. I am looking for a top tier candidate that is able to handle high levels of responsibility in driving the legal strategy for the group. The role could evolve over time and take additional responsibilities in other countries or rotate in other departments to obtain a full understanding of a fast-growing internet start up.


  • Collaborate with the businesses in defining the strategy of the venture based sound legal rationale
  • Provide regulatory compliance guidance
  • Development of compliance policies and procedures and for compliance-related risk assessment and control evaluations
  • Negotiation/ drafting/ reviewing and advising on legal aspects regarding the on boarding of counter parties, borrowers & investors
  • Assist in drafting agreements
  • Draft internal legal memos regarding upcoming regulatory landscape
  • Handle a variety of general corporate legal matters for the Group

Experiecne required;

  • Experience working within the financial services industry
  • Knowledge and understanding of Capital Markets products, regulatory and compliance matters
  • Autonomous; pro-active; flexible; hands-on; independent self-starter; team-driven and able to work within deadlines
  • Excellent negotiation, drafting, analytical and communication skills
  • Extremely well-organized and have excellent attention to detail

Please apply with your updated CV;

  • Amy Wilson
  • Registration number; R1332608
  • EA Licence number; 11C5502


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Amy Wilson
Amy Wilson
  • Associate Director | Banking & Financial Services
  • +65 6818 3193