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Head of Legal - Growing Fintech Company in Singapore

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Head of Legal - Growing Fintech Company in Singapore

  • Location:

    Singapore

  • Sector:

    LMA Asia Legal & Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    S$15000 - S$21000 per month

  • Contact:

    Cindy Nguyen

  • Contact email:

    cindy.nguyen@lmarecruitment.asia

  • Job ref:

    BBBH365345_1641867158

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-10

  • Client:

    LMA

Our new client, a regional fintech firm with Headquartered in Singapore is looking for a dynamic and seasoned Head of Legal to manage a growing team in the region. As the Head of Legal and reporting into the CEO based in Singapore, you will be responsible for overseeing the whole L&C team of the Group by providing legal and compliance advice to senior management and all internal stakeholders on legal and compliance matters across different jurisdictions.

Responsibilities of the Role:

  • To provide legal and compliance advice to senior management and all internal stakeholders on legal and compliance matters across different jurisdictions/markets.
  • To manage and recruit a team of legal associates and compliance professionals
  • To draft, review and negotiate with external counterparts on a variety of commercial agreements, which includes third party agreements, operations agreements, services agreements, partnerships, and marketing agreements
  • To review and update standard documentation in accordance with market and industry practice.
  • To review and provide recommendations on the legal aspects and considerations for resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries.
  • To monitor changes to regulatory requirements and proactively handle regulatory developments and compliance updates in the jurisdictions.



Requirements of the Role:

  • At minimum of 8 years' PQE in private practice or in house and possess a Law degree from a recognized university.
  • Candidates with private funds/ fintech/ cryptocurrency/ capital market products experience in Legal will be a plus
  • Be an effective time manager with the ability to work in a team



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