Associate, Paralegal


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Legal & Compliance Department
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15668


GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 locations around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world’s industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore’s financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.


Legal and Compliance Department

We govern, structure, negotiate and execute the largest and most complex deals globally, across all asset classes.



You will be empowered to structure, negotiate, review, draft and prepare legal documentation for our investment and corporate activities. You will also have the opportunity to lead and manage all disputes and litigation for GIC.  


What impact can you make in this role?

You will be empowered to support the structuring, negotiation, review and preparation of legal documentation for our investment and corporate activities.


We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our Legal team as an Associate, Paralegal.

What will you do as an Associate, Paralegal?


  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating confidentiality agreements, third party engagement letters and release / reliance letters for all business areas.
  • Liaising with business, LCD colleagues and other risk management functions to address risk/control issues.
  • Dealing with queries from the business on all areas of responsibility related to the above responsibilities.


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?  


  • Candidates should have relevant qualifications (for example, a law degree or diploma in Paralegal Studies or Legal Executive Studies).  Work experience in corporate environment is desirable.
  • At least six months paralegal experience gained either with a law firm or a financial institution would be preferred.
  • Familiarity with corporate transactions would be beneficial.
  • Candidates will be advantaged if they have experience of reviewing and negotiating confidentiality agreements or other legal contracts.
  • Highly motivated and able to work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Meticulous with high attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills are required. 


Work at the Point of Impact

We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams - be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact. 


Flexibility at GIC

At GIC, our offices are vibrant hubs for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection.  At the same time, we believe that flexibility allows us to do our best work and be our best selves.  Thus, our teams come into the office four days per week to harness the benefits of in-person collaboration, but have the flexibility to choose which days they work from home and adjust this arrangement as situational needs arise.


GIC is an equal opportunity employer
As an employer, we passionately believe every individual brings with them unique diversity of thought and perspectives to meaningfully enrich perspectives of GIC teams to drive competitive performance. An inclusive environment yields exceptional contribution.


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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.