DBS Bank Ltd

AVP, Trading Agreements, Legal - Treasury and Markets, Group Legal & Compliance

DBS Bank Ltd
Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
19 Apr 2021
23 Apr 2021
Approved employers
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Business Function

Group Legal, Compliance & Secretariat ensures that the bank's interests are protected by zealously guarding and enhancing its reputation and capital. We also work to maintain a good standing with all our regulators, customers, and business partners. Because we believe that at the heart of business banking is to uphold the values of trust and integrity for all our stakeholders.

  • Provide responsive, sound, coherent & consistent legal advice on legal, regulatory and contractual / documentation issues to internal clients (i.e. front, middle and back offices of T&M).
  • Establish, review and update internal rules, policies, procedures, guidelines and templates to meet best practice regulatory and industry standards for the management of legal and documentary risks.
  • Work with the Compliance team to ensure effective interpretation and recommendations on regulations and policies affecting the T&M business and T&M legal documentation.
  • Recommend, supervise and manage external lawyers, where needed, to ensure that high quality and focused advice is received at reasonable cost in a timely manner to appropriately protect bank's interests.



At least 4 years of post-qualified relevant experience with a financial institution or private practice.

Education / Preferred Qualifications

Qualified lawyer of UK or Singapore.

Core Competencies
  • Good written and oral communication skills (in both English and Chinese), analytical and solution-oriented.
  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements of Singapore (minimum) and regional banking and financial services environment.
  • Strong technical knowledge and practical experience in negotiation and advising on T&M documents (in particular ISDA/CSA, GMRA, GMSLA) and products.
  • Self-motivated, independent and able to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good interpersonal skills, commercial acumen and a team-player.
Work Relationship

Positive working relationships with (a) Head of Legal & Compliance - T&M and colleagues in Legal & Compliance - T&M; (b) colleagues from T&M; (c) in-house legal teams; and (d) external lawyers are essential.

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.

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