Structured Products Legal Counsel

Leading investment bank looking for a product specialist

SGD Rate $‎100000.00 - $‎150000.00 Yearly 120000 - 150000 per annum Industry Banking & Capital Markets Location Singapore Type Permanent Ref JO-1812-919090 Posted 42 days ago

Job Description

About the client

Leading Global investment bank focus on exotic product development in APAC. Committed to the development of their people and to give them the opportunity to develop across different practices and verticals. Highly established they are one of the leading global players in their industry they are experiencing steady growth in the region.
About the role

You will primarily be providing support to the credit business and advising the business on legal and regulatory risk issues throughout the product life cycle process, as well as working on regulatory change projects.


  • Provide legal advice, with a focus on exchange traded derivatives, securities financing transactions, rates and FX linked derivatives and structured products transactions. Negotiating client agreements, advising on central clearing of OTC derivatives and other regulatory-driven infrastructure initiatives.
  • Implement global and Asian regulatory changes impacting on the businesses working alongside business management and Compliance to ensure appropriate changes are reflected within the business/operational structure and legal documentation. This may involve client outreaches to notify/ explain changes to clients or to amend client agreements.
  • Establish strong relationship and act as a adviser to key stakeholders in the business and infrastructure functions. Assess business proposals and recommend appropriate solutions to legal issues. Understanding the importance of commercial and practical legal solutions, being pro-active to make recommendations and suggestions.
  • Identifying and mitigating legal risks, including accountability for the Legal Key Risk Framework. Accountable for managing external counsel in a variety of APAC jurisdictions.
About you
  • Legally qualified (ideally in the UK, Singapore, Hong Kong or Australia) with 2-5 years experience
  • Proven track record advising on derivatives (including exchange traded derivatives) and structured products, knowledge of CCPs and financial market infrastructure essential
  • You will have experience either in private practice and/or inhouse
  • Be commercially aware and have a sound understanding of the role of legal and transactional risk management in investment banking so as to be able to provide sound advice and practical solutions
Please get in touch with Mike Hallett at or apply to below to register your interest

EA Registration Number: R1871862 Hydrogen Group Pte Ltd. EA Licence Number: 16S8140 #LI-MH1 #LI-9
  EA Registration Number: R1871862 Hydrogen Group Pte Ltd. EA Licence Number: 16S8140 #LI-MH1 #LI-9

Mike Hallett Managing Executive

"Managing the team responsible for the recruitment of legal, risk and compliance professional primarily in Singapore and SEA"

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