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Corporate Counsel


$15000 - $20000 monthly

Job Description

Corporate Counsel

Location: Singapore

Company Background – Partior Pte Ltd

Partior is a blockchain-based technology provider that is enabling the next generation of cross-border payments and value exchange.

An independent company that grew from the Project Ubin collaboration backed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Partior was founded in 2021 by J.P. Morgan, DBS and Temasek. In 2022, Standard Chartered was named as a fourth founding partner.

Partior aims to make digital clearing and settlement more efficient, reliableand secure for financial institutions worldwide by harnessing the key features of blockchain and smart contracts — programmability, immutability and traceability — to address the industry’s longstanding pain points.

Key Professional Requirements

● Minimum of JD, LLB (Bachelor of Laws) from a recognized and reputable university.

● Minimum 8 years of experience practicing law.

● Active Bar Membership in jurisdiction where required.

● Minimum 2 years of in-house experience in a financial institution or technology company (web3/ blockchain/ fintech).

● Minimum 5 years in-house experience in negotiating corporate development, ventures fundraising strategies in for start-ups.

● Experience in working financial regulators, including antitrust regulators is highly desirable.

● Experience with legal matters in relation to: financial technology, payments and/or financial services regulation, blockchain/ distributed ledger technology (DLT) and cybersecurity matters.


Corporate Development, Strategic Investment, & Fundraising

o Facilitate deal process, perform due diligence, negotiation deals, execute contract and manage ongoing post-closing activities.

o Negotiate, structure and draft complex agreement that is favourable and agreeable by all parties, Shareholders, Board of Directors, Officers, Management and Employees.

o Partner with Finance team to ensure terms and compliance of tax requirements being reflected accurately and reasonably in the agreements.

o Develop process to ensure ongoing compliance of shareholder agreement.

o Develop and maintain forms for key shareholder agreements, and a contract playbook related for material terms.

o Oversee outside counsels to ensure that complex legal risks and issues are managed.

Corporate Governance

o Prepare and administer intercompany agreement to ensure compliance with data sharing, and tax structuring, in compliance with local laws and shareholder agreement.

o Drafting and maintaining of Motions, Resolutions, Memos.

o Set up and maintain corporate governance for subsidiaries and affiliates.

o Ensure timely filing and reporting in accordance with local corporate law.

o Support Human Resources and assist with employee contracts drafting, employee plans, benefits review and consultants contracts.

o Partner and support Paralegal on Corporate Secretarial activities.

Preferable Individual qualities

Looking for an individual who is:

● Persuasive negotiator with the ability to drive toward a central goal.

● Extremely organize and ability to multi-task and prioritize accordingly.

● Solution-driven: Practical and resourceful, able to identify risks, and formulate practical risk-based approach solutions.

● Hands-on; willing and able to assist with ad-hoc requests from other teams.

● Principled yet open-minded, able to consider business needs, without sacrificing legal/ regulatory considerations.

● Imaginative – able to strategize for the unknown unknowns, and foresee potential indirect consequences.

● Proactive, self-starter but also a team player. Collaborative interpersonal skills.

● A sense of humor.

● At least 1 year managerial experience desired but not required.

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