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Legal Counsel

  • Location:

    Singapore

  • Sector:

    LMA Asia Legal & Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to S$1000000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tanu Booluck

  • Contact email:

    tanu.booluck@lmarecruitment.asia

  • Job ref:

    BBBH187485_1628647894

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-06

Role Title: Legal Counsel (Transactional)


OPPORTUNITY

The team is comprised of 10 permanent lawyers who provide legal support to all global locations.

The M&A focused side of the legal team advises on all transactions for Clients investing funds (i.e. Europe/North America, Asia, Growth and Strategic Opportunities) and on the execution of approximately 15+ completed transactions per year. The Legal Counsel will provide legal support on transactions, as outlined below in more detail. The role offers an attractive opportunity to move into a challenging and diverse in-house environment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES



The successful candidate will be responsible for:

· Providing legal support on transactions in conjunction with outside counsel on client funds' investments in Asia;

  • Providing legal support to the client investment teams across Asia on a variety of ad-hoc transactional matters, as well as regulatory approvals and antitrust filings; and



· Advising on and/or negotiating transaction documents, including exclusivity agreements, term sheets, sale and purchase agreements, joint venture agreements and investment agreements etc. and providing strategic advice to investment teams.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

· Qualified solicitor with 2-4 years PQE

· Experience working at a leading law firm in a private equity, corporate or M&A team

· Demonstrable experience of working on private equity transactions

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Able to demonstrate rigour and accountability in their work
  • Able to juggle multiple projects, priorities and personalities/local culture
  • Able to work with a high level of autonomy whilst remaining a reliable team player
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.

If interested, Please contact christina.ng@lmarecruitment.asia

(EA Reg no: R1216327)

Company Reg. No: 201131609D,

EA Licence No: 11C4684