(Banking & Finance)
Roles & Responsibilities
Job Description: Senior Associate
Collyer Law LLC is looking for a Senior Legal Associate to undertake a heady mix of legal work involving general banking transactions (including corporate finance, acquisition, and leveraged finance), venture debt, and debt restructuring, to join a boutique Singapore law firm. The team includes 2 Directors with experience at leading international law firms and 8 fee-earners.
Specific responsibilities include :
In this role, you will provide legal support to existing clients of Collyer Law LLC, for both lenders (large Asian /regional banks and financial institutions) to borrowers (multinational companies, technology entrepreneurs, and family businesses).
You will be responsible for drafting and negotiating a broad range of financing and security documents and advising on financial services regulatory matters. The work we undertake is often cross-border in nature and may involve other legal professionals through our international network.
You will also have the opportunity to contribute to new business development and growth initiatives through participation in strategic projects with high business impact and visibility.
Key requirements include:
At least 8-10 years' experience in top-tier Singapore or international law-firm, or solid experience in-house in these Practice Areas.
Professional admission in at least one of the following jurisdictions: Singapore, Malaysia, England & Wales, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, or Canada.
Excellent academic background.
Strong knowledge of law, and keen commercial judgement.
Significant experience in managing and executing large volumes of work
Excellent technical skills with a practical approach to problem-solving.
Ability to handle pressure and work to challenging deadlines.
Excellent English communication, both verbal as well as written.
Ability to work in a multi-cultural and collegiate law-firm environment, and to work both autonomously and as part of a team as and when required.
A desire and ability to grow professional profile and to assume a leading role.
Permanent, Full Time