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General Counsel - Technology

Job title: General Counsel - Technology
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Function: Capital Markets
Industry: Legal & Corporate Governance
Start Date: 10/05/2021
Salary: 0.00
Reference: 31246
Contact name: Nick Ryland
Contact email: nick@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

General Counsel – Technology

Our client is a fast-growing technology company that is seeking a General Counsel to lead their legal team in Singapore. You will be responsible for the day-to-day legal operations as well as a key member and advisor to the Executive Team. As the General Counsel, you will oversee the corporate-wide management of all legal business matters pertaining to the organization and coordinate with external counsel as required. The ideal candidate will have significant US securities legal experience, is detail-oriented, high integrity, and is a compassionate and business-minded leader.

Job Descriptions:

  • Advise on US securities law and capital markets matters
  • Prepare and advise on the Company's SEC filings, insider filings and public disclosure documents
  • Oversee the Company’s policies for compliance and risk management
  • Manage and, as required, lead corporate governance and the board of directors related matters
  • Help with intercompany agreements and advise on corporate structure matters
  • Provide practical legal advice and support on a variety of topics affecting the business of the Company
  • Serve as the legal team's business partner to the Company's finance, investor relations, and corporate strategy functions
  • Manage legal aspects of all capital markets and M&A transactions; and
  • Keep abreast of legal and industry-specific regulatory changes on a regular basis


  • A Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school
  • Admitted to at least one US state bar (preferably the New York bar)
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience from a top international law firm or in-house
  • Experience in public traded companies in NYSE/NASDAQ is a must
  • Has deep familiarity and experience with SEC/NYSE/NASDAQ rules and filings, and securities related matters
  • Has experience in managing and leading diverse groups of stakeholders
  • Has the ability to navigate through regulatory barriers and strategize to find a solution to overcome such barriers
  • Has the ability to work on a wide range of complex matters with minimal supervision. 
  • Has excellent negotiation, networking, management, critical thinking, and leadership skills
  • Self-motivated, with an ability to work under pressure and to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic corporate environment
  • Adaptable and commercially minded team player with collegial personality. 
  • Effective communication, both verbally and in writing, with legal and business personnel at all levels
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