Apply Now    

Corporate & Investment Bank - Treasury Services & Global Trade Transactions Legal Counsel - Assistant Vice President

Req #: 180008209
Location: Singapore, 01, SG
Job Category: Legal
Potential Referral Amount: 8000 Singapore Dollar (SGD)
Job Overview
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (the “Bank”) is seeking to hire Legal Counsel to join its Regional Legal Team to provide legal advisory and transactional support to the Bank’s Treasury Services (“TS”) and Global Trade (“Trade”) businesses in Asia Pacific.
TS’s principal activities include providing cash and liquidity management products and services for multi-national corporations, non-bank financial institutions and government bodies worldwide. The Bank’s Trade business comprises Traditional Trade (import/export documentary collections and letters of credit, guarantees/SBLCs), Supply Chain Finance (buyer led/supplier led programs) and Trade Finance Loans (export LC financing, draft discounting, import LC/bill financing, pre-export/payables/receivables financing).
Location and Reporting Line
The position is based in Singapore and reports to the APAC Head of Treasury Services & Global Trade Transactions Legal.
As a member of the APAC Treasury Services and Global Trade Legal group, the role will primarily comprise:
  • providing legal support and advice to the TS and Trade businesses on a wide range of client related transactional matters including reviewing, negotiating, drafting and finalising contracts with the Bank’s borrowers and customers;
  • liaising and coordinating with local, regional and global legal counter-parts and functional partners on legal issues including those concerning cross-border activities and cross-business projects; and
  • instructing and working with outside counsel.
Candidate Qualifications
  • Qualified lawyer with 3-8 years of post-qualification legal experience (optimally, a combination of experience as an in-house counsel in the financial services industry and as a lawyer in a mid/top tier law firm);
  • Experience in cash management, credit transactions, supply chain finance, factoring, receivables purchase, ICC Uniform Practices will be an advantage as will proficiency in Business Chinese;
  • Qualified in a common law jurisdiction or local jurisdiction in any of the Asia Pacific countries;
  • Strong drafting, negotiation and legal analytical skills;
  • Able to communicate well and work in a cross-functional team to achieve common goals; and
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and respond to business needs and goals.
Apply Now    

Join our Talent Community

Not ready to apply? Leave your information with us and we will keep you up to date with new career opportunities.

Things to note

Sign in to our application system to continue your job search or update your profile.

Current employees sign in here. Contractors sign in here.

Any information you provide is confidential and will only be viewed by our recruiters in an effort to fill open positions. In addition, the information you provide is subject to our privacy policy practices.

Please note that J.P. Morgan will not accept unsolicited approaches or speculative CVs, nor will J.P. Morgan be responsible for any related fees, from Third Party Firms who are not preferred suppliers.

The firm invites all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities.

Need disability related assistance?

If you are a US or Canadian applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please click here.

Important links

Click here to view the "EEO is the Law" poster.

Click here to view the "EEO is the Law" supplemental poster.

Click here to view our U.S. Pay Transparency Policy.

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.