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AVP, Assistant General Counsel (Legal)


London, GB

Job Function:  Legal & Compliance
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  5784


The Legal and Compliance Department


The Legal and Compliance Department (LCD) manages the legal and regulatory compliance risks, and partners with the business to ensure that legal and regulatory issues and risks are identified, assessed and dealt with in a timely and efficient manner.

We are looking for a highly motivated, high calibre individual to join our Legal Division in London to partner investment professionals in the GIC Real Estate, Private Equity and Infrastructure groups in their investment activities.


  • Identify key legal and reputational risks in transactions arising from investment activities, recommend and implement solutions.
  • Liaise and consult with top international and local law firms on a variety of legal matters to support investment activities, with a view to delivering superior services on a cost-effective basis.
  • Value add when managing the transaction process of investments and reviewing the associated contracts
  • Contribute and promote teamwork and collaboration among the LCD team.
  • Participate in or contribute to GIC-wide initiatives and projects as needed on a global basis.


  • You should have a law degree with strong academic results from a good university, with between 3 to 7 years' experience. Relevant legal experience in M&A work and  debt financing in relation to  real estate, infrastructure and/or private equity matters will be an advantage.
  • You possess an analytical mind, are intellectually curious, with a good knowledge of commercial law, and are able to identify legal risks and propose solutions in the context of the business’ interest.
  • You have good negotiating skills, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills, to effectively represent GIC in dealings with our counterparties and LCD with internal parties.
  • You are adaptable to changes and are resourceful, can multitask within tight timelines, able to work independently and in a team, with drive and a strong desire to succeed.


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