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Associate/Analyst - Paralegal

Employer
Mizuho Bank
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 24, 2024

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Job Function
Compliance/Regulatory
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Overview of Division/Department

The Legal team is part of the Legal & Compliance Group (comprising Legal, Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering); and is principally responsible for the management of legal risks of the Bank. This includes providing legal guidance on a broad spectrum of legal matters (including regulatory compliance, banking products/ services, terms of business with counterparties/ customers, employment law and litigation), and offering legal counsel to support strategic/ business objectives.

Company Profile
MIZUHO BANK, LTD IS A SUBSIDIARY OF THE JAPAN-BASED MIZUHO FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. (LISTED ON THE TOKYO STOCK EXCHANGE AND NYSE) AND IS ONE OF THE LARGEST FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPANIES IN THE WORLD. MIZUHO BANK, LTD. PROVIDES FINANCIAL AND STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS FOR THE INCREASINGLY DIVERSE AND SOPHISTICATED NEEDS OF ITS CLIENTS WITH OFFICES LOCATED IN ALL THE MAJOR CITIES OF THE WORLD SUCH AS TOKYO, NEW YORK, LONDON, HONG KONG AND SINGAPORE.

Job Responsibilities
• Conduct legal research such as laws, regulations, and legal decisions and articles.
• Assist with the preparation, negotiation and review of contracts/ agreements/ terms and conditions.
• Assist with the conduct of in-house legal training, including the preparation of training materials.
• Assist with stakeholder engagement and communication, including disseminating/ sharing updates on new/ changes to laws and regulations.
• Assist with the development and implementation/ enhancement of legal policies and process/ procedures.
• Participate and/or collaborate with others teams in ad-hoc projects, initiatives or focus groups, as a representation of the Legal team as appropriate.
• Participate in committees, taskforces, working groups, forums or dialogue sessions, as appropriate.
• Provide administrative support, including tracking legal spent.

Job Requirements
• Degree or Diploma in legal studies or in a law-related field from a reputable institution.
• At least 2 years of post-qualification experience in legal or compliance related functions in a corporate legal team or reputable law firm. Experience working in a bank would be an advantage.
• Sound understanding of financial regulations and contracts would be beneficial.

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