Head of Legal and Corporate Secretarial

Job Title: Head of Legal and Corporate Secretarial
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -052019-440391
Contact Name: Rinku Goenka Saraf
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 07, 2019 09:25

Job Description

About the company

One of the leading SGX Listed business in Singapore. You would be responsible for the full end to end commercial legal & corporate secretarial support in the business. This is a great opportunity for a proactive candidate to take more accountability and responsibility to partner with senior stakeholders.

About the Role

Regional role, reporting to the CEO based in Singapore. This is a great opportunity for someone who is proactive, with strong in-house experience. Commercially savvy, creative thinking, leadership oriented and able to mitigate risk in the business.


  • Negotiate, draft and review legal documents and attend to litigation matters of the Group
  • Review and draft sales and distribution agreements
  • Provide timely support and advice to the business and management on a wide range of issues
  • Ensure statutory requirements by the Group's local and overseas establishments are met.
  • Carry out the full spectrum of corporate secretariat functions which include, inter-alia, preparation of Board resolutions, minutes, announcement; ACRA filing, MAS disclosure, circular to shareholders, producing annual report and maintenance of statutory records.
  • Attend to and ensure efficient arrangement and proper conduct of meetings of the Board, shareholders and various Board committees.
  • Provide legal and secretariat support to the Group's corporate exercise whenever required.
  • Protect and monitor the Intellectual Property Rights of the Group.
  • Maintain statutory registers and secretarial records.
  • Prepare annual reports and corporate governance reports.
  • Undertake ACRA filing and SGX announcements.
  • Such other duties as assigned from time to time.

About you

  • Singapore qualified Lawyer with at least 10 years pqe and qualified to act as Company Secretary of a public listed company in Singapore
  • Singaporean / Singapore PR
  • Must possess sound knowledge of Companies Act, SGX mainboard listing rules, ACRA and MAS requirements.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, for liaising with both internal and external stakeholders. Additional language skills will be advantageous
  • Industry experience would be a plus
  • Ability to spot issues and gather further information as necessary to resolve issues
  • Ability to draft various commercial contracts
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Able to read and write in Mandarin
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and in a team

EA Registration Number: R1656454
Argyll Scott Singapore Pte Ltd. EA Licence Number: 16S8105