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Associate (Project Development & Finance) 

Number of position:

1

PQE Qualifications:

2 – 4 years 

Description of position:

We are looking for a motivated and committed associate to join a team working on project development and financing matters.

The associates will be required to draft, review and negotiate transaction documents for:
         - the entire project development spectrum (development - construction - financing - operating), with a                 particular focus on energy; and

         - various types of financing matters (bilateral and syndicated financing as well as debt capital market                    transactions),

and to advise on regulatory and compliance issues in connection with the above.
In addition, the associates will conduct legal due diligence, prepare legal opinions, and liaise and work with other members of the team. 

Requirements:

  • Experience in both project development and banking & finance
  • Committed, driven and a self-starter. 
  • Strong command of English, both written and spoken. 
  • Good analytical, problem-solving skills. Ability to identify issues and having sound judgment are essential. 
  • Team player.

If you are interested in this position, please send your application by email to experiencedhire@christopherleeong.com indicating the subject matter/heading as “Associate - Project Development & Finance”.

 

Associate/ Senior Associate (Corporate-Capital Market /M&A)

Number of position:

1

PQE Qualifications:

1 – 3 years 

Description of position:

The candidate will be required to assist in domestic and cross-border transactions involving M&A, JVs, PE / VC investments, share acquisitions, strategic alliances, and equity capital markets.  He / she will be part of a dedicated team of Corporate M&A / Capital Markets lawyers who would work closely with other member firms of the Rajah & Tann Asia network to provide clients with commercial and sound solutions. The candidate is expected to have conducted legal due diligence and prepared legal due diligence report, drafted transaction documents and attended to closing of transactions.  The candidate will benefit from working in a team with subject matter experts

Requirements:

  • M&A experience essential; Capital market and general corporate experience will be good
  • Excellent written and communication skills with Mandarin skills an advantage.
  • Able to work independently with high degree of professionalism and integrity.

Please send us your detailed curriculum vitae by email to experiencedhire@christopherleeong.com indicating the subject matter/heading as Associate/ Senior Associate (Corporate-Capital Market /M&A)

Associate/ Senior Associate (Banking & Finance)

Number of position:

2

PQE Qualifications:

2 – 3 years 

Description of position:

We are looking for 2 associates, a junior associate and a mid-level associate, to join our Banking and Finance practice group. The candidates will be required to draft transaction documents for domestic and cross-border, conventional and Islamic, secured and unsecured, bilateral and syndicated financing as well as for Islamic and debt capital market transactions, conduct legal due diligence, prepare legal opinions, advise on regulatory and compliance issues in connection with financing, and liaise and work with other banking and finance teams of other member firms within the Rajah & Tann Asia network as a single team in order to provide multi-jurisdictional yet seamless legal services to clients. Experience in corporate and commercial transactions, projects work, debt restructuring, sale and purchase of non-performing loans and receivables, securitisation, derivatives, and aircraft and ship mortgages would be an added advantage. 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in banking & finance
  • Strong command of English, both written and spoken.
  • Proactive, dependable, respects deadlines with ability to deliver work within deadlines.
  • Sound legal knowledge.
  • Ability to do precise, careful, and detailed work

Please send your application by email to experiencedhire@christopherleeong.com, indicating the subject matter/heading as “Associate/Senior Associate – Banking & Finance”

Associate - Conveyancing/ Corporate Commercial

Number of position:

1

PQE Qualifications:

1-2 years PQE preferred

Description of position:

We are looking for an Associate to join our well-recognised Conveyancing/Corporate Commercial practice group at Christopher & Lee Ong (CLO). The candidate will be required to prepare documentation in relation to Developer projects, sub sale of properties and other real estate matters, in conducting legal research, performing legal due diligence and preparing drafts of transaction documents in complex domestic and cross-border transactions involving M&A, JVs, PE / VC investments, share acquisitions and strategic alliances. He / she will be part of a dedicated team of Conveyancing/ Corporate M&A lawyers who will work closely with other member firms of the Rajah & Tann Asia network to provide clients with commercial and sound solutions. The candidate will benefit from CLO’s fully integrated approach to advising clients; by drawing upon subject-matter expertise from our market leading and highly ranked practice areas of Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT), Projects, Infrastructure & Energy, Competition, Shipping and Trade.

Requirements:

Conveyancing experience and general corporate experience will be good.

Hons degree from a renowned university. Mandarin abilities an advantage.

Please send your application by email to experiencedhire@christopherleeong.com, indicating the subject matter/heading as “Conveyancing/ Corporate Commercial

Undergraduates
We have a structured internship programme from July to August. To apply, please send your CVs to: 
internships@christopherleeong.com
Pupillage
We are always looking for eager and ambitious young lawyers looking for a good place to launch themselves upon the legal scene. Newly graduated law students seeking pupillage positions may send their CVs to: 
graduates@christopherleeong.com
Experienced Lawyers
Established lawyers already performing at a high level but ready to move things up a gear may send their CVs to: 
experiencedhire@christopherleeong.com

 

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