Legal Counsel (Singapore)

  • Employment Type:Full Time
  • Location:Singapore
  • Business Unit: BC Group
Roles:

At the heart of BC Group, is a committed team of amazing people. We are focused on building an exceptional work environment where our people can bring their very best to work every day. We believe in hard work, collaboration and authenticity. 

 

We are pioneers building a new fintech ecosystem and looking for like-minded people to join our team. If you are someone who is driven by making a difference, we would be excited to talk to you!

 

Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Group General Counsel in achieving effective management of legal risks, e.g. through appropriate legal policy, procedures and templates
  • Working closely with business to execute the company’s strategy, including launching and structuring new products and services provided by the Group’s digital asset businesses (brokerage, exchange, custody and software as a service)
  • Keeping abreast of regulatory and policy developments related to digital assets in Singapore and other key jurisdictions to ensure the Group’s legal and regulatory compliance
  • Providing effective legal advice and solutions to business stakeholders on routinely short timelines, including dispute resolution, new market entries
  • Drafting and negotiating agreements related to the Group’s product and services, intragroup arrangements, procurement arrangements and other commercial contracts
  • Managing regulatory relationships and external counsels
Requirement:
  • At least 6 years of post-qualification experience, with at least 2 years gained in a top tier global law firm, financial institution and/or technology company
  • Trained and qualified in Singapore, Hong Kong, UK or US
  • Experience in prime brokerage, fintech or TMT (including data privacy, intellectual property, software licensing) is an advantage
  • Experience in dealing with cross-border regulatory issues related to financial services
  • Solid technical expertise, drafting and problem solving skills, commercial pragmatism
  • Resourceful, comfortable with ambiguity and collaborative
  • Solution-oriented but get things done without sacrificing quality and integrity
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Professional level proficiency in Chinese (Mandarin) is a plus
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