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Are you an experienced corporate banking lawyer with a trade finance background? Do you enjoy working independently? Does "borrowing base facility" ring a bell to you or at least catches your interest?
We're looking for a legal counsel to:
Support the bank's busy and growing Corporate & Institutional Clients' business in APAC
Further expand the product offering that comprises cash management, FX, lending, trade & export finance and asset servicing
Devise bespoke solutions for the clients' financing needs from bilateral and syndicated corporate lending to secured transactions usually in a cross-border context for our commodity trading clientele
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You'll be working in Group General Counsel Singapore as the primary lawyer supporting the Corporate & Institutional Clients' business. With the support of colleagues in Singapore & other locations, you'll play an important role in making sure our Corporate & Institutional Clients' business receives timely, accurate and coherent legal advice and support. An exciting and challenging role, the portfolio spans from general support to corporate banking matters, various trade finance instruments (such as bank guarantees and documentary letters of credit) to commodity trade finance where the focus will usually be on taking security over different types of assets as they exist throughout the lifecycle of the underlying trade transaction from production, shipping, storage to the sale to end buyer. So no two days will be the same.
are admitted to practice in Singapore or have a common law background
worked as in-house counsel or in private practice with at least 5-8 years PQE
have experience in general corporate banking matters and in depth knowledge of trade finance instruments and the international rules and practices that govern them including UCP600 and URDG 758
have a track record of providing confident, clear and concise advice in a timely manner
are a self-starter and highly motivated flexible lawyer
no inhibition to take a judgement call
Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.
We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?
We're a truly global, collaborative and friendly group of people. Having a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace is important to us. And we support your career development, internal mobility and work-life balance. If this sounds interesting, apply now.
Disclaimer / Policy Statements
UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.