Job Details

Legal Counsel

Company name

Bank of China

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Mar 13, 2020

Valid Through

Jun 26, 2020

Posted on

Jul 04, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Counsel
Responsibilities: Support and assist in all legal matters and issues. Draft and review the bank’s standard template of legal document, forms and agreement. Review Letter of offer, security documents, banker’s guarantees, bonds, commodity finance agreement, service agreements and promotion terms and conditions. Conduct legal research, analyse new law’s impact to the Bank and provide legal advice to the related Department. Provide legal advice and guidance on legal and regulatory matters. Handling customer’s complaint and liaise with external lawyer for handling litigation cases. Provide training to the bank’s staff on laws and regulations.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree or equivalent law qualification. Being admitted as a solicitor in Singapore or an equivalent commonwealth jurisdiction. 5+ years of relevant working experience in a bank or a law firm. Familiarity with bank products - especially trade finance products, security custodian business - would be advantageous. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong analytical ability, meticulous and quick learner. A good team player but able to work independently. Comfortable to work in a fast-paced environment. Proficiency in Chinese would be essential as incumbent is required to understand Chinese documents from Head Office.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bank of China
410 Madison Avenue
New York City, NY 10017

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