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VP, Legal, Group Legal & Secretariat

Posting Date:  09-Nov-2021
Location: 

Raffles Place, Singapore, SG

Company:  United Overseas Bank Limited

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Legal and Secretariat function is comprised of the Legal and Secretariat teams. The Legal team works closely with all functions across the Group to provide timely, accurate and practical legal support. This facilitates decision-making in the delivery of efficient service to our customers, while ensuring that the Group’s interests are protected. The Secretariat team supports the boards of UOB and its Singapore subsidiaries in the discharge of their responsibilities and provides advice on governance matters. It also facilitates communication between the non-executive directors and senior management, and manages the induction and professional development programme for directors.

Job Responsibilities

A role to provide exclusive legal support for Group Corporate Banking. Responsibilities include: 

  • Handling multiple ongoing transactions for facilities granted to large private or publicly-listed local or multinational companies 
  • Providing commercially sound legal advice in a prompt and timely manner which will both address the Bank's requirements and customer's needs
  • Managing and maintaining an overview of the legal risks for CBK and updating/creating guidelines or processes where necessary. 

 

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • At least 10 PQE corporate banking lawyer
  • Experienced in handling financing and banking documentation for major banks and financial institutions
  • Ability to handle multiple transactions and provide prompt commercially sound advice while protecting the Bank's interest
  • Good stakeholder/counterpart management skills required
  • Ability to work independently and also a team player

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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