Legal Counsel, Wealth Management

Legal & Corporate Secretariat
SIN01157 Requisition #

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a legal counsel to provide full legal and corporate secretarial support in relation to the wealth management activities across Asia. This role will report into the Head of Legal, Southeast Asia and Head of Legal, Wealth Management (based in London).


About Schroders

 We’re a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future. We have around 4,000 people on six continents. And we’ve been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn’t change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper. 


The team

Compliance, Legal & Governance (CLG) includes lawyers, compliance and governance professionals who serve Schroders’ business across the Investment, Wealth Management, Distribution, Product and Infrastructure divisions of the firm. The Schroders legal team operates as a trusted partner, proactively facilitating the sustainable growth of the business. The successful candidate will become a member of the Schroders Asia-Pacific legal team and work in close collaboration with the wider Schroder’s Group legal teams, including the Wealth Management Legal teams in London and Zurich. 


What you’ll do 

With appropriate supervision and direction, you’ll provide advice  on legal matters within Wealth Management business.


Scope of work includes the following: 

  • terms of business and associated documentation;
  • intermediaries’ agreements; 
  • counterparties’ agreements, including third party custodians and banks;
  • products and services;
  • cross-border investment activities;
  • corporate transactions in close collaboration with the wider Schroders’ Group legal teams;
  • data protection, privacy and intellectual property matters in close collaboration with the wider Schroders’ Group legal teams; 
  •  litigation or legal proceedings in close collaboration with the wider Schroders’ Group legal team; and
  • corporate secretarial work

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need

  • Qualified lawyer in Singapore 
  • At least 7 years’ PQE either in a private practice or in house legal environment
  • Good knowledge of both legal and regulatory risk associated with private banking 
  • Able to articulate legal issues, risks, complex concepts and the commercial implications of a recommended course of action in a clear and concise manner 

What you’ll be like

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English, with the ability to collaborate with internal stakeholders across various levels of seniority in different countries
  • Flexible in approach, proactive and enjoys working in a team environment 
  • Willingness to learn and to take ownership of matters
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deliver results within expected timeframes Schroders is an equal opportunities employer.

You’re welcome here whatever your sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age. 

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