• Job Code: WO-00041-00069
  • Location: Singapore Singapore
  • Experience: 4 - 6
  • Position: Associate
  • Recruiter: Horizon Recruitment
Job Description:

This is a great opportunity for a high calibre banking and finance lawyer with leveraged finance experience with a top tier banking and finance team. 

Renowned as the leading law firm for advice on complicated and innovative transactions, our client ranks in the top tiers of the legal directories in many of the world’s most important jurisdictions and its teams are known for providing the highest quality legal advice in every major financial centre. 

Key Responsibilities and skills:

  • Taking the leading associate role on transactions and driving them through, from the initial stages through to closing
  • Drafting and negotiating finance documentation, demonstrating familiarity with the latest trends, precedents and market standards
  • Providing sound commercial and legal advice to clients
  • Supervising, managing and mentoring junior lawyers in the team; leading by example and being a team player
  • Networking with clients and other market players alike, in order to capitalize on new business opportunities
  • Contributing know-how and experience to the team

Key Requirements:

  • 4+ PQE (UK scale)
  • Admitted in a common law jurisdiction
  • Excellent drafting and mastery of the fundamentals of contract and finance-related law 
  • Leveraged finance-specific experience and familiarity with market precedents (be it in Asia, Europe or the US)
  • Experience within a top tier firm would have an added advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • The will to approach every aspect of the role in an enthusiastic and proactive manner

If you think you meet the above requirements and would like to apply please send:

  1. your CV;
  2. transcripts; and
  3. a short cover note to jessica.deery@horizon-recruit.com or jayne.see@horizon-recruit.com for us to determine your suitability for this role.

If you’d like to arrange a confidential discussion prior to applying please call our Singapore office on +65 6808 6635, Hong Kong office on +852 3978 1369 or London office on +44 20 3745 2513.

Please share this opportunity with any colleagues that you think would be interested. 

Singapore EA Licence No. 12S6213

  • Practice Area: Banking & Finance, Corporate Finance
  • Industry: Legal
  • Keywords: Banking & Finance, Leveraged Finance, Corporate Finance