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AVP, Legal Counsel - Private Equity & Infrastructure


London, GB

Job Function:  Legal & Compliance Department
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  14853

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 corporate/M&A lawyer to join our Legal Division in London to partner with investment professionals in the 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 with a view to delivering superior services on a cost-effective basis.
  • Add value when managing the transaction process of investments and reviewing the associated contracts.
  • Contribute and promote teamwork and collaboration amongst the LCD team.
  • Participate in or contribute to GIC-wide initiatives and projects as needed on a global basis.


  • Undergraduate degree with strong academic results from a good university.
  • Between 3 to 6 years' post qualification experience*.
  • Experience of M&A legal work. Specific experience of infrastructure, private credit and/or private equity matters will be an advantage.
  • An analytical mind, intellectual curiosity and good knowledge of commercial law.
  • Ability to identify legal risks and propose solutions in the context of the business’ interest.
  • Good negotiation skills, communication and interpersonal skills to effectively represent GIC in dealings with our counterparties and LCD with internal parties.
  • Adaptability to changes, resourcefulness, ability to multitask within tight timelines.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Drive and a strong desire to succeed.


*This is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.



Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is an expression of our corporate values of Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit & Excellence (PRIME). The way we work is founded deeply on respect for one another and a clear sense of purpose. By making inclusion explicit, we want our global organization and our international community to know that we can bring diversity of talent and thoughts – our whole selves – to GIC, as we all strive to invest well for Singapore. We believe an inclusive environment yields exceptional contribution. When diverse teams feel included, we build shared belonging: to one another and to GIC.  


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All applicants who qualify for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, socio economic background or disabilities.  GIC (Europe) is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Please email at any point of the application or interview process if adjustments need to be made due to a disability. 

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.