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Legal, Global Markets Legal, Vice President, Singapore

Goldman Sachs
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Jul 13, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Legal, Global Markets Legal, Vice President, Singapore

We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether you're an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.

The GS Legal Department ("GS Legal") plays an essential role in the formulation and implementation of the strategy of GS. The advice and counsel provided by GS Legal to all areas of the firm is critical to maintaining the firm's commitments to its clients, regulators, and shareholders and to promoting its culture of excellence and integrity. GS Legal's goal is to provide advice that protects the firm's financial well-being and reputation, and assists the various businesses in executing transactions and evaluating the associated risks.

Whether you're an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.

The role will be based in Singapore and will be focused on the Commodities business of the Global Markets Division.

Role Description
This will include providing support to our product lawyers as well as providing advice and assistance to our traders and sales people on a broad range of legal and regulatory matters across Commodities and Global Markets more broadly. Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Providing legal advice to the Commodities business, support for our regional Commodities business and assisting on related agreements and other documentation;
  • General focus on all other Global Markets businesses across flow and structured derivatives and sales and trading;
  • Advising on regulatory matters impacting the Commodities business (including global and local regulations);
  • Preparing, maintaining and updating precedent legal documentation and agreements to incorporate changes in applicable law and regulations, Goldman Sachs offshore policy or changes in market practice;
  • Working with the Global Markets Compliance team on regulatory matters and investigations.
  • Liaise with Legal and Compliance personnel at Goldman Sachs locally, regionally and globally on issues relating to the Global Markets Division;
  • Assisting in the preparation of materials for submission to the internal Goldman Sachs regional and global committees.

The role requires the ability to work independently and to manage a diverse and complex workload meeting tight deadlines. Lawyers in our team work closely with a diverse group of clients across our trading floors and thrive on the pressures of delivering consistently high quality advice to a dynamic, and constantly evolving, business.

  • Qualified lawyers with minimum 5 years PQE;
  • Relevant post-qualification experience with a reputable law firm or as in-house counsel;
  • An ability to demonstrate a strong grounding in financing and comodities, securities law and regulation

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at

We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more:

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