Treasury Legal, Vice President, Singapore

Goldman Sachs
Competitive salary
07 May 2021
14 May 2021
Job role

Goldman Sachs is a leading global financial institution that delivers a broad range of financial services across investment banking, securities, investment management and consumer banking to a large and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators.

Whether you're an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you. The Corporation Law team in Asia supports the Corporate Treasury team and the Global Markets Division in their funding and firm financing activities and provides legal advice for the firm's structured securities offerings and benchmark offerings in the Asia Pacific region. Our team collaborates closely with professionals throughout the firm, including Corporate Treasury, the Global Markets Division, the Executive Office, the Investment Banking Division, Tax and Controllers, in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, London, New York and other offices, as well as outside counsels and other external service providers.


As a Vice President in Singapore Treasury Legal your responsibilities may include, among others:

  • Financing and securities offerings of Goldman Sachs in different jurisdictions across Asia Pacific, including offerings of debt securities and structured products linking to equities, commodities, currencies and interest rates
  • Goldman Sachs Treasury activities, including secured loans, bank loans and other funding activities, entity capitalization, letters of credit and guarantees
  • A wide variety of special projects, including acquisitions, structured transactions, new businesses (such as Transaction Banking), outsourcing arrangements and corporate governance
  • Implementation of regulatory developments affecting Goldman Sachs
  • Periodic reporting by Goldman Sachs in the Asia Pacific region
  • Internal and external communications by Goldman Sachs

  • US or UK qualified securities lawyer with 2-6 years of experience at a top tier law firm who is a graduate of a top tier law school
  • Experience with banking or other types of structured or leveraged finance transactions is helpful
  • Self-starter, capable of juggling multiple transactions and working independently, as well as with broader teams
  • Should be interested in getting involved in a number of diverse and unfamiliar projects/areas of the law
  • Ability to respond creatively and quickly in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and be a good team player
  • Chinese (Mandarin) language skills preferred for reviewing Chinese transaction documentation but not essential



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