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Partner-level Lawyer in Capital Markets / Mergers & Acquisitions Practice to Provide Transaction-support Services

What are we looking for?

We are looking to hire a Partner-level lawyer to join our Capital Markets/Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. The position will be located within our office in Kuala Lumpur or in our Malaysian-network firm Christopher & Lee Ong.

The ideal candidate will have worked in a well-established law firm focusing on a range of corporate transactions, including public and private mergers & acquisitions, and private equity investments.

The Role Will Involve

- Providing legal support on a broad range of transactions including placements; rights issues; bonus issues and other secondary issues, issues of bonds, continuing listing requirements; corporate disclosure and corporate governance, capital and corporate restructuring, and employee share schemes.

- Providing support on the full spectrum of legal issues involving the following transactions in Singapore as well as the wider ASEAN region, such as:

  • Acquisitions and divestments of companies (both public and private), businesses and assets
  • Takeovers (hostile, contested and uncontested) of Singapore listed companies
  • Reverse takeovers (RTOs)
  • Mergers, amalgamations and schemes of arrangements
  • Delistings, privatisations, de-mergers and corporate restructurings
  • Private equity investments

The list of duties and responsibilities is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for the performance of this job, and therefore, may also include the undertaking of additional tasks as required.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Malaysian and/or Singapore qualified lawyer with minimum 7 years post-qualification experience.
  • Experience in corporate transactions, including public and private mergers & acquisitions, and private equity investments.
  • Good grounding in legal knowledge and skills.
  • Commitment to technical excellence and delivering excellent client service.
  • Possess initiative, drive and commercial acumen, and works well in a team.
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills.

If you possess the necessary skills and experience, please apply with your updated CV, educational certificates and transcripts, in an email headed “Partner - CMMA Transaction Support” sent to CLO -


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