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Head of Legal & Compliance - Bank, 15+PQE - Singapore

Jameson Legal
£120000 - £160000 per annum
Closing date
26 Aug 2021
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Our client is a globally recognized financial institution which is now looking to hire a Head of Legal & Compliance. This leadership role oversees all regulatory and legal affairs for the L&C team in Singapore whilst managing key regulatory correspondences with relevant authorities. With complete oversight of the team in Singapore, you will spearhead strategic legal and compliance matters for the bank and advise on the Bank's policies, systems and guidelines relation to AML, compliance, legal, operational risk and AML matters. A key hire for the bank, applicants will have managed a large team in a similar capacity and possess strong mandarin skills in order to liaise with regional stakeholders.

Successful candidates will possess:

  • A recognized degree in law or accountancy and prior expertise leading and managing a large compliance or legal department.
  • Proven working knowledge of local banking products and regulations.
  • Solid mandarin and communication skills to liaise with regional key stakeholders.
  • Excellent management and leadership skills to work in tandem with internal and external stakeholders and regulators.
  • Experience in advising on the banking regulatory framework in Singapore
  • Strong ability to work autonomously and within multi-functional teams.

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Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

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