• Location
    • Singapore
  • Date Posted
  • Jul. 5, 2021
  • Function
  • Legal
  • Sector
  • Business Applications

SeedLegals is expanding into the Asia-Pacific region, opening offices in Singapore and Hong Kong where the hottest VC investment and startup activity are taking place. We have a fantastic opportunity for an innovative and tech-minded lawyer to join us as a Legal Associate in Singapore or Hong Kong, helping us shake up the legal world building and launching products, manage legal risks and compliance and work on complex investment rounds!

About SeedLegals

SeedLegals is London’s hottest legaltech startup, and the UK market standard for startups raising investment, incentivising their teams with share options, doing their SEIS/EIS, and managing their cap tables. We are backed by Index Ventures, Europe’s leading scale-up investor. With one in six early-stage funding rounds and EMI option schemes now on SeedLegals, we’re proud that in just four years we’ve transformed the way UK companies start, grow and scale.

Reponsibilities and Duties

  • Adapt and build localised versions of products that aim to handle complex investment rounds in Singapore and Hong Kong. You will be working with our product team and engineering team to create digital versions of documents on the platform
  • Conduct legal research and answering queries relating to our products, including, funding round, option schemes, employment, general company law matters, etc
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders, including, founders, investors, customer support team, product managers, engineers, designers and lawyers

Requirements

  • The successful candidate must hold an internationally recognised law degree with a current practising certificate in Hong Kong and/or Singapore
  • NQ to 5+ years PQE with a proven track record of providing legal advice to venture backed startups and/or SMEs
  • You must be able to demonstrate working experience and knowledge in the following areas:
  • Early to growth stage fundraising methodology and legal process
  • Capitalisation tables
  • Private equity investments
  • Employee option schemes
  • Company secretarial work
  • You must be a motivated self-starter with attention to detail
  • You have a genuine passion for entrepreneurship and innovation, and are excited by the opportunity to interact with startup founders every day
  • Great communication skills, working well with customers, as well as on-site and remote team members
  • Forward thinker
  • Outstanding time-management skills, and the ability to effectively manage multiple workstreams
  • You are already familiar with programming languages or, if not, can demonstrate a strong desire to learn and apply programming skills (and we’ll help you learn!)

Benefits

  • Joining one of the hottest scale-ups in Singapore/Hong Kong legal technology space, with a proven track record in Europe
  • Building an impressive network of Founders and VCs across Asia
  • Working in a high performing team with plenty of growth opportunities
  • Creating your own profile in the startup ecosystem through thought leadership, webinars and content
  • Plenty of responsibility from day one
  • Competitive salary and a performance related bonus
  • Full benefit package including health insurance and pension
  • 25 days annual leave (plus local public holidays)
  • Your birthday off, on us!
  • Stock-option package on 1st anniversary with the company