Legal Positions

As one of the top firms in Singapore with a full range of legal services, Rajah & Tann offers a unique opportunity to further your ambitions. A career with Rajah & Tann promises to be a challenging and rewarding experience. 

We are always on the look out for outstanding lawyers with excellent written and verbal communication skills, initiative and drive. Integrity and sound judgment are also essential in potential candidates. 

Rajah & Tann's philosophy is to provide value to clients, to engage our lawyers to meet their full potential and to reward them for their efforts. 

We value hard work, integrity and team players. We encourage our lawyers to use practical yet creative approaches to develop legal solutions. The challenging nature of our work constantly propels us to innovate and provide efficiently produced, quality work to meet every client's expectation.

Lawyers joining us can expect exposure to news-making deals, as many of our practices are industry-leaders. A career with Rajah & Tann translates into an opportunity to develop and hone your legal skills in a challenging and rewarding environment. 

Benefits

Every Rajah & Tann lawyer can expect:

  • Competitive remuneration, bonuses and related benefits. 
  • Top-grade technological and infrastructural support. 
  • Desk-top access to Lexis-Nexis, Lawnet and other essential research tools. 
  • Desk-top access to Rajah & Tann's database of precedents, legal updates and other materials, O@SIS. 
  • Support from professional administrative staff. 
  • Regular and comprehensive in-house continuing legal education conducted by leading lawyers. 
  • Opportunities for external training courses, seminars and conferences, including overseas stints for deserving candidates.

Applications

Applications should be addressed to: 
Human Resource Partner 
Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
9 Straits View #06-07 Marina One West Tower
Singapore 018937
Email: recruitment@rajahtann.com

 

VACANCIES

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT LAWYER

Reporting directly to the Regional Director of Knowledge Management, the successful candidate will work with the lawyers based in our Singapore office to ensure their knowledge management needs are met.

Key Responsibilities

• Engaging actively with the practice groups to curate, collate, draft and maintain standard forms, practice notes and precedents
• Engaging actively with the practice groups to identify their needs in know-how, learning and development
• Keeping our lawyers aware of legal and regulatory developments in Singapore and in the region
• Carrying out initiatives that promote knowledge-sharing culture 
• Participating in projects that introduce new resources, including innovation tools, for our lawyers
• Drafting, editing and proofreading know-how updates

Requirements and Attributes

• Possess 2 or more years of experience in a legal professional role in a law firm
• Have a law degree (Singapore or Foreign)
• Good English communication skills (written and verbal)
• Interest in the law and keeping up to date with legal & regulatory developments in Singapore and in the region
• Interest in technological advances and their potential impact on law firms 
• Possess good research skills
• A team player with a can-do attitude

To apply, please write in with your detailed CV to recruitment@rajahtann.com. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

PARALEGAL

The successful candidate will provide support to the Knowledge Management Lawyers in implementing and executing the team’s knowledge management initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

• Working closely with Knowledge Management lawyers to carry out the learning and development programme for our lawyers
• Co-ordinating with external and internal speakers on the logistics of learning sessions 
• Preparing internal documents and communications
• Preparing statistical or other reports on knowledge management initiatives
• Conducting legal research and collating legal materials

Requirements and Attributes

• Have a diploma in law / legal studies
• Working or have recently worked in the legal industry providing legal support to legal professionals
• Good English communication skills (written and verbal)
• Interest in researching and retrieving information from various sources (including legal sources) 
• Strong computer skills in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
• A team player with a can-do attitude

To apply, please write in with your detailed CV to recruitment@rajahtann.com. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified. 

LEGAL ASSOCIATE IN BANKING & FINANCE PRACTICE

Requirements

  • 3 to 4 years' PQE Singapore qualified lawyer.
  • Relevant experience in banking & finance work.
  • Good grounding in legal knowledge and skills.
  • Works well in a team as well as independently.
  • Possesses initiative, drive and commercial acumen.
  • Good communication skills.

To apply, please write in with your detailed CV to recruitment@rajahtann.com. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

  

SENIOR ASSOCIATE / PARTNER IN CORPORATE REAL ESTATE PRACTICE

Requirements

  • 3 to 7 years' PQE Singapore qualified lawyer.
  • Experience in transactional corporate real estate matters focusing on commercial and industrial properties.
  • Possesses initiative, drive and commercial acumen, and can work well both independently and in a team.
  • Good communication and drafting skills. 

To apply, please write in with your detailed CV to recruitment@rajahtann.com. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

 

LEGAL ASSOCIATE / SENIOR ASSOCIATE IN DISPUTE RESOLUTION & INVESTIGATIONS PRACTICE

We are looking to bolster our market leading dispute resolution and investigations practice in Singapore with dynamic, passionate and collaborative lawyers. The role will involve your working primarily on cross-border corporate, commercial, and financial disputes, contentious insolvencies and restructurings, and fraud and regulatory investigations and litigation.

Requirements

  • NQ to 5 years’ PQE Singapore qualified lawyer.
  • Relevant experience gained in a top tier practice.
  • Strong academic credentials.
  • Well-rounded individual, outgoing personality, self starter, with a passion for advocacy.

To apply, please write in with your detailed CV to recruitment@rajahtann.com. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

 

LEGAL ASSOCIATE / SENIOR ASSOCIATE IN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS PRACTICE

Requirements

  • 2 to 5 years’ PQE Singapore qualified lawyer.
  • Experience in financial products and services regulation and documentation work would be a plus.
  • Good grounding in legal knowledge and skills.
  • Possesses initiative, drive, commercial acumen, and works well in a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

To apply, please write in with your detailed CV to recruitment@rajahtann.com. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified. 

 

LEGAL ASSOCIATE / SENIOR ASSOCIATE IN FUNDS & INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT PRACTICE

Requirements

  • 1 to 6 years’ PQE Singapore qualified lawyer.
  • Some experience in funds and investment management preferred.
  • Good grounding in general corporate law.
  • Possesses initiative, drive and commercial acumen, and can work well both independently and in a team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good drafting skills.

To apply, please write in with your detailed CV to recruitment@rajahtann.com. We will notify short-listed candidates.

 

LEGAL ASSOCIATE IN SHIPPING & INTERNATIONAL TRADE PRACTICE

Requirements

  • 2 to 4 years’ PQE Singapore-qualified lawyer.
  • Experience in shipping practice in top tier firms.
  • Possesses initiative, drive, commercial acumen and can work independently.
  • Excellent communication skills.

To apply, please write in with your detailed CV to recruitment@rajahtann.com. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.