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Senior Legal Counsel

Job title: Senior Legal Counsel
Contract type: Permanent
Industry: Legal & Corporate Governance
Start Date: 26/04/2022
Salary: 0.00
Reference: 31901
Contact name: Nick Ryland
Contact email: nick@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

We are working with an exciting developer of renewable energy and infrastructure projects that is looking to bring on a Senior Legal Counsel in Singapore. The role would be part of a close-knit legal team and work on matters across South East Asia.

 

Responsibilities

• Become a part of the Legal team, working with the General Counsel based in Singapore;

• Working closely with the investment team in relation to third party due diligence and risk management and maintaining compliance records;

• Drafting, negotiating and reviewing a wide range of acquisition and project documents (e.g. SPA, LPA, EPC contract, O&M contract and financing documents, etc.) and other commercial contracts in conjunction with the investment team for principal investments in various sectors with a focus on renewable energy development projects and waste infrastructure development projects;

• Providing legal support to different business units including contract review (e.g non-disclosure agreements, services agreements, engagement letters and various commercial agreements);

• Liaising with external counsels in relation to review of acquisition and project documents, corporate governance and general corporate law matters – e.g. incorporating, maintaining, restructuring of entities;

• Legal due diligence in relation to pipeline deals, potential M&A, internal restructuring of assets, etc.;

• Assistance in any potential and/or on-going dispute resolution process;

• Review, standardisation, maintaining company templates of legal documents; and

 

Requirements

• Qualified in Singapore

• 5 to 10 years PQE within a private practice or an in-house environment (or combination of both) dealing with commercial or transactional matters. (Candidates outside of the stated PQE may be considered);

• Experience in corporate compliance and regulatory matters is a plus;

• Experience in reviewing power (renewables) and infrastructure project development and project financing related documents is a plus;

• Global and/or local transactional experience in energy and infrastructure sector (including experience in reviewing renewables and infrastructure project development and financing documents) is a plus;

• Commercially savvy, understanding of the business development process and commercial negotiation is a plus;

• Meticulous and good organisation skills;

• Good interpersonal and communications skills; and

• Self-motivated and able to work well independently as well as in a team

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