Lawyer Vacancies

If you’re looking for compelling, innovative work and outstanding career development, you are on the right page.

We are looking for candidates for the following positions:

Dispute Resolution

Associate / Senior Associate (Commercial and Civil Disputes)

You will be part of our dynamic team, handling commercial litigation, arbitration and investigation matters. The team also handles medical disciplinary cases. As a closely-knit team, we take an active interest in mentoring young lawyers and developing them to their full potential. There will be opportunities to work directly with the team leader. We welcome highly-motivated, responsible and energetic candidates to apply.

Requirements:
  • Must be a Singapore qualified lawyer
  • NQ to 5 years' PQE, preferably with relevant experience in dispute resolution
  • Good drafting, communication, research, and advocacy skills
  • A good team player capable of working independently as well
  • Highly motivated, with a positive attitude, responsibility, and outstanding time management skills
Associate / Senior Associate (Commercial and Civil Disputes)

You will part of our dynamic team, working with directors experienced in a wide range of practice areas including complex civil and commercial litigation, banking and finance disputes, criminal litigation, and investigations, as well as arbitration. Clients span numerous industries both local and regional, including MNCs, SMEs, various listed companies, and high net worth individuals.

Requirements:
  • Must be a Singapore qualified lawyer
  • NQ to 3 years' PQE, with relevant experience in litigation in any area
  • Applicants should ideally have scored at a minimum Second Class (Upper) Honours with NUS, Cum Laude with the SMU or other equivalent class of honours in a law degree course
  • Good drafting, communication, research, and advocacy skills
  • A good team player capable of working independently as well
  • Highly motivated, with a positive attitude, responsibility, and outstanding time management skills
Associate (Commercial and Civil Disputes)

You are a driven individual who wants to hone your craft on challenging disputes. You will be part of our dynamic team, representing clients in commercial and civil litigation, and international arbitration cases. The team is led by lawyers who take a keen interest in mentoring and the development of younger lawyers.

Requirements:
  • Must be a Singapore qualified lawyer
  • NQ to 3 years' PQE, preferably with relevant experience in commercial litigation and arbitration
  • Applicants should ideally have scored at a minimum Second Class (Upper) Honours with NUS, Cum Laude with the SMU or other equivalent class of honours in a law degree course
  • Good drafting, communication, research, and advocacy skills
  • A good team player capable of working independently as well
  • Highly motivated, with a positive attitude, responsibility, and outstanding time management skills
Associate / Senior Associate (Civil Commercial, International, Private Client HNW & Family Disputes)

You will be part of our dynamic team, working with experienced directors and a team of lawyers who represent clients in civil disputes work with sub-specialities in international cross border corporate, commercial, trade, investment, construction, infrastructure and financial issues or private client and High Net Worth (HNW) individual and family disputes spanning the full suite of dispute resolution options, including negotiation, mediation and arbitration (both international and domestic) and civil court litigation. We act for both local and regional clients as well as those from major foreign markets including China, India, the ASEAN region, Europe and the USA, MNCs, SMEs as well as HNW Individuals who approach us for specialist dispute resolution services. The firm currently operates with flexible, hybrid working arrangements consistent with national and industrial pandemic control policies and approaches. You will have the ability to indicate your preference to specialise in either sphere of legal work or to work across both areas.

Requirements:
  • Must be a Singapore qualified lawyer
  • NQ to 4 years' PQE, preferably with relevant experience in civil, international, commercial and/or private client and family disputes
  • Applicants should ideally have scored at a minimum Second Class (Upper) Honours or other equivalent class of honours in a law degree course
  • Good drafting, communication, research, and advocacy skills
  • A good team player capable of working independently as well
  • Highly motivated, with a positive attitude, responsibility, and outstanding time management skills
  • Critical thinking, willingness to learn and intrinsic motivation are essential requirements
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese, with bilingual language skills, will be advantageous
Associate / Senior Associate (Commercial and Civil Disputes, Investigations and Business Crime)

You will be part of our dynamic team, working with a team of disputes lawyers representing clients in commercial and civil litigation, arbitration, investigations and business crime cases. The team works often on high profile and challenging matters spanning a range of industries with MNCs, local listed companies and high-net worth individuals. You will develop career-long skills and experience as an all rounded disputes lawyer. The team believes in the importance of access to justice. The team leader takes a keen interest in mentoring and the development of younger lawyers.

Requirements:
  • Must be a Singapore qualified lawyer
  • 2 to 6 years' PQE, preferably with relevant experience in commercial litigation and arbitration 
  • Investigations and business crime/criminal defence experience or training is a plus but not strictly necessary
  • Applicants should ideally have scored at a minimum Second Class (Upper) Honours with NUS, Cum Laude with the SMU or other equivalent class of honours in a law degree course
  • Good drafting, communication, research, and advocacy skills
  • A good team player capable of working independently as well
  • Highly motivated, with a positive attitude, responsibility, and outstanding time management skills
Associate / Senior Associate (Commercial Dispute and Construction)

You will be part of our dynamic team, assisting the directors with contentious commercial and construction matters. 

Requirements:
  • Must be a Singapore qualified lawyer
  • 1 to 6 years' PQE with relevant working experience in construction law experience or training
  • Good drafting, communication, research, and advocacy skills
  • A good team player capable of working independently as well
  • Highly motivated, with a positive attitude, responsibility, and outstanding time management skills

Corporate & Finance

Associate / Senior Associate (M&A and Corporate)

You will be part of our dynamic team, working on general corporate and M&A transactions, with opportunities to focus on specialised industries such as technology and health care and life sciences.

Requirements:
  • Must be a Singapore qualified lawyer
  • 1 to 6 years’ PQE, preferably with relevant experience in M&A and/or corporate and commercial work essential
  • Experience in financial regulations, funds, intellectual property and/or technology matters is a plus
  • Good drafting, communication, research, and advocacy skills
  • A good team player capable of working independently as well
  • Highly motivated, with a positive attitude, responsibility, and outstanding time and project management skills
Associate / Senior Associate (Restructuring & Insolvency)

You will be part of our dynamic team, handling matters involving debt restructuring and insolvency. This may include advising on debt restructuring transactions and other types of transactions being carried out in the context of insolvencies, and court work relating to debt restructuring and insolvency.

Requirements:
  • Must be a Singapore qualified lawyer
  • 1 to 4 years' PQE, with relevant experience in one or more of the following would be an advantage: restructuring and insolvency, banking and finance, other transactional or corporate work, or litigation
  • Good drafting, communication, research, and advocacy skills
  • A good team player capable of working independently as well
  • Highly motivated, with a positive attitude, responsibility, and outstanding time management skills
Senior Associate / Associate Director (Tax)

You will be part of our dynamic team, working on contentious and non-contentious tax matters for clients from across business sectors.

Requirements:
  • Must be a Singapore qualified lawyer
  • 3 to 10 years PQE', with relevant experience in tax work
  • Good drafting, communication, research, and advocacy skills
  • A good team player capable of working independently as well
  • Highly motivated, with a positive attitude, responsibility, and outstanding time management skills
Associate (Trust & Family Offices)

You will be part of our dynamic team, working with experienced directors and a team of lawyers who represent high net worth clients in establishing structures (such as trusts and family offices) for succession and asset protection purposes.

Requirements:
  • Must be a Singapore qualified lawyer
  • NQ to 4 years' PQE, preferably with relevant experience in trust work
  • Applicants should ideally have scored at a minimum Second Class (Upper) Honours or other equivalent class of honours in a law degree course
  • Good drafting, communication, research, and advocacy skills
  • A good team player capable of working independently as well
  • Highly motivated, with a positive attitude, responsibility, and outstanding time management skills
  • Critical thinking, willingness to learn and intrinsic motivation are essential requirements
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese, with bilingual language skills, will be advantageous
Associate / Senior Associate / Associate Director (Real Estate)

You will be part of our dynamic team, assisting the Real Estate Director to handle various legal matters relating to real estate acquisitions, sales and financing.

Requirements:
  • Must be a Singapore qualified lawyer
  • 2 to 7 years’ PQE, with preferably relevant experience in handling various legal matters relating to real estate acquisitions, sales and financing preferred
  • Good drafting, communication, research and advocacy skills
  • A good team player capable of working independently as well
  • Highly motivated, with a positive attitude, responsibility, and outstanding time and project management skills
Senior Associate (Financial Services Regulatory)

You will be part of our dynamic team, advising clients in Singapore and in the region on novel financial regulatory issues. In line with our growth strategy, we are seeking a talented and motivated financial services regulations lawyer to join our expanding team and contribute to the regulatory arm of this practice group. You can expect to work with clients to navigate the intricate legal framework pertaining to securities and payments regulations, and play a pivotal advisory role on a range of matters including M&A and project structuring. In particular, you will be responsible for handling licensing applications and regulatory compliance related work.

Requirements: 
  • Must be a Singapore qualified lawyer
  • 4 to 6 years' PQE, with relevant experience with financial regulatory matters (whether in practice or in-house)
  • Good grounding in financial services regulations
  • Prior work experience and/or interaction with the Monetary Authority of Singapore is a plus, but not necessary
  • Good drafting, communication, research and advocacy skills
  • A good team player capable of working independently as well
  • Highly motivated, with a positive attitude, responsibility, commerial acumen and outstanding time management skills

Intellectual Property

Associate / Senior Associate 

You will be part of our dynamic team, assisting in various aspects of intellectual property matters.

Requirements:
  • Must be a Singapore qualified lawyer
  • 1 to 5 year’s PQE with relevant working experience in intellectual property which covers both contentious and non-contentious matters and advisory work on disputes, strategies, portfolio management and protection
  • Good drafting, communication, research and advocacy skills
  • A good team player capable of working independently as well
  • Highly motivated, with a positive attitude, responsibility and outstanding time management skills
 

Applications

Kindly forward your detailed resume in MS Word/ PDF format, stating full details of qualifications, experience, current and expected salaries, and a recent photograph to:

The Human Resource Manager
Drew & Napier LLC
10 Collyer Quay #10-01
Ocean Financial Centre
Singapore 049315
Email: hrrecruit@drewnapier.com
(Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.  All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.)

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