Mayer Brown

Mid-Level/Senior Lawyer - Finance Practice

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(3/8/2022 2:28 AM)
ID
2022-3466
# of Positions
1
Pos. Category
Finance
Office Location
Singapore
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time

Overview

Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. With approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centres — New York, London and Hong Kong — we are uniquely positioned to advise leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex legal needs. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry.

 

We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realise their greatest potential. We also encourage all our people to use their skills to support the wider community through our pro bono and community volunteering programmes. At Mayer Brown the principles of mutual respect, dignity and understanding are central to the way we work and help to provide an environment where diversity and inclusion are embraced.

Responsibilities

  • To be a senior associate / 2-4pqe associate, based in Singapore, covering the Asia-Pacific region for a global practice, and advise on banking & finance related matters, with a focus on:
    • fund finance
    • project finance
    • general lending and security
    • banking & finance regulatory and advisory
  • Work with the Singapore partners to support and interact with the team's clients which include financial institutions, funds and multi-national corporates throughout the region
  • The scope of legal work is varied and includes drafting, negotiation and handling domestic through to complex multi-jurisdictional, multi-tiered, full and limited recourse financings as well as advisory aspects covering regulatory issues and new technologies such as finance platforms and fintech

Qualifications / Person Specification

  • Qualified in Singapore (English or Australian qualifications can be considered)
  • At least 4 years’ experience in Singapore (or 2pqe in England and Wales (or equivalent))
  • Strong experience in banking and finance, with experience of fund finance being especially useful
  • Willingness to learn new products and be a team player
  • Take responsibility for running transactions and supervise juniors
  • Fluent English (spoken and written) required.
  • Attention to detail, organised, efficient and able to work under pressure

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