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*Singapore - Banking & Finance Associate - 3-5 years' PQE*

Newbold Search
From GBP£130,000 at 20% tax, plus bonus, premium benefits and relocation (if needed)
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

Job Details


Mid-level Associate to join a highly ranked Banking and Finance practice of a leading global law firm in Singapore.

Our major international law firm client is amongst the most highly ranked global law firms in the Legal500 for its Banking Practice in Singapore and further afield.  The highly collegiate team in Singapore advises clients across the full spectrum of legal banking and finance matters, representing parties ranging from senior lenders, mezzanine lenders and private credit funds on the creditor side and multinational corporates, investment grade and non-investment grade borrowers and issuers and funds across various jurisdictions in South East Asia and the Asia Pacific.

It is now actively looking to hire a mid level UK/common law qualified banking lawyer to advise on mainly English law governed cross border banking and finance matters, including acquisition finance, asset based lending, fund finance, real estate finance, receivables finance, structured trade and commodities finance, securities borrowing/lending, and TMT financing.

For those lawyers who are keen to take their career to the next level with high-quality work and direct client contact, working on the biggest and most complex transactions across the Asia-Pacific, this is a rare opportunity to do so. Our client offers a highly collegiate team environment, opportunities for career development, and a commitment to excellence. A highly competitive financial package will be provided, including relocation if needed.

Requirements for the role are as follows:

  • Qualified as a lawyer in England & Wales, Ireland, Australia or New Zealand; their equivalent in a common law jurisdiction;
  • 3-5 years’ prior experience in banking and finance, and/or structured finance from another major law firm;
  • Strong academic background;
  • Prior regional Singapore/Asian market experience a ‘plus’ but not a pre-requisite;
  • First class legal and drafting skills;
  • Team playing approach.

Newbold Search

Newbold Search is a leading legal recruitment boutique that specialises in placing common law trained lawyers overseas into private practice and in-house. With longstanding global client relationships, Newbold Search operates in a wide range of legal markets including:

Hong Kong and Singapore

Jersey and Guernsey

The UK

Western Europe

The Middle East

The British Virgin Islands (BVI)

The Cayman Islands






Jamie Newbold is a well-known and highly respected name in the global legal recruitment industry. Prior to launching Newbold Search, he was a Partner at Taylor Root. Over his twenty year career in legal recruitment, Jamie forged a reputation recruiting lawyers into the offshore jurisdictions, the Middle East and Asia as well as placing partners in London.  Jamie was responsible for opening Taylor Root’s Dubai office in 2007 and also their Singapore office in 2010. He has a wealth of experience of placing lawyers around the world that is unmatched.  Many of his placements are now leaders of their respective firms.

Jamie was previously a commercial litigation solicitor at Norton Rose and Theodore (Addleshaw) Goddard.

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