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Legal Counsel (4-10 PQE)

Job title: Legal Counsel (4-10 PQE)
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Industry: Legal & Corporate Governance
Start Date: 18/08/2021
Salary: 0.00
Reference: 31588
Contact name: Emily Tan
Contact email: emily@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client, a fast growing fintech unicorn are looking to appoint a Legal Counsel for their Singapore office as their business expands internationally. Singapore is the headquarters for the business and the role will be overseeing the business across various countries in the APAC region. You will report directly to the Head of Legal and will work closely with the business team on advising on new product development as well as general commercial and regulatory queries relevant to the crypto business.

The Legal Counsel is expected to:

  • Provide legal contract review and regulatory analyses in support of the growing business in the region

  • Be involved in new cryptocurrencies financial products and financial services launches including drafting product agreements, and advising the product team with issues related to the design of product structure

  • Collaborate with the Compliance team in ensuring all regulatory requirements are met with expansion of the business

  • Commercial contract drafting, review and negotiation

  • Managing relationships with internal stakeholders and external counsels

The Legal Counsel should:

  • Have working experience in another Fintech company

  • Otherwise, they should possess at least 5 PQE with experience advising on a wide spectrum of regulatory and commercial issues related to crypto products/assets

  • Candidates with bonds and derivatives experience can also be considered.

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