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Legal Counsel

Job Title: Legal Counsel
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: 85000 - 130000
REF: KS2473
Contact Name: Kyle Blockley
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Private investment group based in Dubai and Singapore. Since 1986, we have invested globally in public and private equity across a range of industries, including energy, financial services, consumer, and healthcare. We are a long-term value investor that believes well-governed companies play a fundamental role in creating national prosperity


General Counsel




Leading Legal & Compliance, embedded within the Principal Investment team and reporting to its CEO, working on private market and public market transactions across the Group, with global investments in healthcare, financials and energy. A broad hands-on business-building mandate ideally suited to an exceptional lawyer who thrives in a multi-faceted commercial environment. The ability to build relationships and trust with key stakeholders is critical to the role.

Start date: Immediate

Compensation: Competitive base salary; discretionary bonus

Benefits: Medical insurance; 23 days annual leave

Education: Degree from first-class institution

Experience: Minimum five years professional experience from Practice or PE firms (ideally magic or silver circle)

Languages: Excellent command of English required (written and spoken)

Reporting to CEO and the Chairman

Travel : Predominately based in Singapore, though international travel will be required from time to time

Full Relocation Assistance will be given


We are searching for a commercially focused, motivated individual to join our principal investment team in Singapore. Your key responsibilities will include:

Key responsibilities:

· Legal and compliance for Clermont’s principal investment group, with investment in healthcare, financials and energy, globally

 · Overseeing or leading the investee companies’ management teams’ corporate and M&A activities including corporate and capital restructures, organic and inorganic M&A, joint venture transactions

· Managing external counsel

 · Negotiating commercial transactions

· Producing and reviewing Investment Agreements including SPAs. SHAs, Term Sheets, JV agreements

· Overseeing corporate structure and regulatory requirements of the Groups investment entities and fund structures

· Researching and monitoring legal requirements for public market investments across exchanges and jurisdictions globally

· Drafting board and shareholders’ resolutions for group entities

· Oversight of Compliance Officer, as well as management of compliance requirements and policies

· Supporting the business units on range of legal issues, from contract review to external communications


The successful candidate will have:

· Commercial approach to legal issues

· Passion and experience in business and business-building

· Strong ability to form and maintain relationships

· Relational before transactional

· Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal

· Polished and professional appearance

· Ability to work at speed, and multi-task

· Positive attitude, do more than just quietly sit at your desk, be an “energizer”

 · Meticulous attention to detail

· Hunger to learn – you will be given the opportunity to do work far beyond the scope of a traditional GC role

Attraction of the role

A unique opportunity. You will work very closely with, and learn from, the investment team at a leading global investment group.