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Legal Counsel

Date: 12-May-2023

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

NCS is a leading technology services firm with presence in Asia Pacific and partners with governments and enterprises to advance communities through technology. Combining the experience and expertise of its 10,000-strong team across 49 specialisations, NCS provides differentiated and end-to-end technology services to clients with its NEXT capabilities of digital, cloud, platforms as well as core offerings in application, infrastructure, engineering and cyber security. NCS also believes in building a strong partner eco-system with leading technology players, research institutions and start-ups to support open innovation and co-creation. For more information, visit

We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for our employees & customers and will require all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated.

The Legal Counsel will manage the Corporate Secretariat function for the NCS Group companies, overseas subsidiaries, and JV companies. He/ she will also partner and support the M & A team in the sale and purchase process. 

As Legal Counsel, the broad area of your job responsibilities will cover the following:

  • Manage the Corporate Secretariat function for the NCS Group companies with the assistance of an external services provider
  • Oversee the corporate secretariat function of its overseas subsidiaries and JC companies through local legal counsels, company secretaries or agents
  • Maintain the corporate secretariat records for the Singapore entities
  • Comply with regulatory requirements under the Companies Act, including the management of board meetings
  • Partner the Mergers & Acquisitions team in the sale and purchase process
  • Review, advise on and negotiate corporate and commercial transaction agreements
  • Advising the legal team and conducting training on the Companies Act and related laws and regulation including the preparation of training materials
  • Participate in the legal department’s knowledge management activities  
  • Support periodic audit exercise on NCS and the legal department. 
  • Review policies and processes of the legal function, collating and analyzing data, preparing reports and policy papers for the general improvement of the legal function and processes
  • All necessary reporting and liaison with listed parent company, Singapore Telecommunications Ltd for the above responsibilities


Ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • A good bachelor’s degree in law and has called to the Singapore Bar 
  • Strong knowledge in Company Act
  • Min. 4 years of relevant experience in private and/or in-house practice with experience in company secretariat work, reviewing corporate commercial agreements (share purchase agreement, shareholders’ agreement, joint-venture agreements, NDAs, MOUs, business collaboration agreements)
  • Possess strong linguistic ability and good stakeholder management and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic, able to work in a focused manner and within tight timelines