Strategic Senior Legal Counsel - Insurance / Financial Services

Job Title: Strategic Senior Legal Counsel - Insurance / Financial Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Salary: S$150000.00 - S$190000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -012019-228882
Contact Name: Mike Hallett
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 28, 2019 23:53

Job Description

About the Company

Leading insurance and financial services business with a global presence and leading their field in APAC

About the Role

Part of the team reporting into the General Counsel you will be responsible for providing legal support on all corporate and commercial matters across APAC.


  • Drafting and negotiating contracts and commercial agreements
  • Solving complex legal problems calling for conceptual and innovative thinking and problem solving.
  • Providing legal guidance and advice to the business on projects, strategy plans and policies to address business objectives as well as service and operational challenges.
  • Communicating legal requirements effectively to Business including persuading and negotiating optimal outcomes, at senior levels.
  • Advising internal clients on legal and compliance issues across - General commercial, Insurance, Competition, Corporate, Governance, Employment, Regulation and Company Policy
  • involvement in M&A activities
  • Providing legal guidance to Compliance, including identifying and analyzing new legislative and regulatory requirements and providing gap analyses against current practices.
  • Analyzing and solving escalated issues by Business and Compliance, involving legal and regulatory issues.

About you

  • Legally qualified with 8+ years experience.
  • Combination of in-house and practice experience preferred with ideally some experience in financial services / insurance
  • Management experience - supervising lawyers, outside counsel and paralegal staff
  • Experience managing, challenging and negotiating with senior leadership on a range of complex legal and business issues

EA Registration Number: R1871862
Argyll Scott Singapore Pte Ltd. EA Licence Number: 16S8105

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