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Assistant General Counsel (M&A)

Date: 24-Apr-2022

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

At Singtel, we believe in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers. We strive to ensure all our people practices are non-discriminatory and provide a fair, performance-based work culture that is diverse, inclusive and collaborative. 

Join us and experience what it’s like to be with an Employer of Choice*. Together, let’s create a brighter digital future for all. *Awarded at the HR Fest Awards 2020.

 

Singtel is looking for a Senior Legal Counsel / Assistant General counsel to provides legal advice and support to Singtel Group’s transactional M&A activities and existing investments in Regional Associates as well as new markets. To ensure Singtel Group’s interests are protected and furthered in various transactions.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide advice and support in relation to a variety of M&A activities such as acquisitions, divestments, joint ventures, and other strategic corporate transactions. This includes managing transaction process amongst various stakeholders.

 

  • Provide advice / managing certain post-closing M&A activities such as post-closing claims and disputes including mediation / arbitration in connection with such claims.

 

  • Providing advice in relation to financing transactions, including debt capital markets (bond/note issuances) and treasury-related matters

 

  • Supervise, manage and train junior legal counsels. Work on digitalisation initiatives and other legal department projects.

 

Requirements

  • A Law Degree from recognized university
  • An Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore with at least 10-12 years’ post-qualifying experience in a leading law firm or in the legal department of a large multinational corporation
  • Capital markets (equity & debt) / public M&A experience is crucial.
  • Experience with cross border transaction in Experience in tech, telco, multi-media industry, banking/ financial sector is an advantage
  • Sound knowledge of the law in relation to general corporate advisory work including company and contract law.
  • Excellent business acumen and critical/analytical aptitude, with ability to act as advisor to Top/ Senior Management.
  • Team player able to work independently with strong project and people management skills
  • Willingness and ability to quickly acquire knowledge.
  • Ability to deliver with tight timelines
  • We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for our employees & customers and will require all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated.