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AVP, Assistant General Counsel

Location: 

London, GB

Job Function:  Legal & Compliance
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  6271

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 corporate/M&A lawyer to join our Legal Division in London to partner investment professionals in the GIC Real Estate group in their investment activities.

 

Responsibilities  

  • 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.

 
Requirements  

  • You should have a law degree with strong academic results from a good university, with between 4 to 7 years' post qualification experience as a corporate/M&A lawyer (whether in private practice or in-house). Relevant legal experience in relation to real estate, infrastructure, private equity matters and/or debt financing 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, 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.

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.