ASSISTANT MANAGER, PROMOTION OF SINGAPORE LAW (PSL)

10 August 2018 1 Supreme Court Lane, Level 6, Singapore 178879
Job Details
The Promotion of Singapore Law (PSL) Committee
 
The PSL Committee is chaired by Justice Vinodh Coomaraswamy. It promotes the international profile of Singapore law and Singapore as a centre for dispute resolution, and seeks to market Singapore as a legal solutions hub in general.
The PSL Committee organises its work into specific industry sectors – Banking and Financial Services, Commodities & Energy, Construction & Infrastructure, Funds, Dispute Resolution, Insolvency, and Shipping– with efforts focussed on promoting Singapore law along these industry lines.
 
ASSISTANT MANAGER, PROMOTION OF SINGAPORE LAW (PSL)
 
The new staff member will support the activities of the PSL Committee.
 
Responsibilities:
 
• Work closely with the Head, Legal Development Cluster and the members of the PSL Committee and its industry sub-groups to deepen knowledge of governing law choices especially relating to the use of standard form contracts and transactional documentation within the industry sectors;
• Engage industry representatives and other relevant stakeholders including Government ministries, trade agencies and chambers of commerce to raise the profile of Singapore law and Singapore’s standing as a legal hub;  
• Assist in drafting proposals and other relevant materials;
• Assist with planning and organising industry roundtables, symposia, and other events;
• Undertake general administrative duties; and
• Perform any other work as tasked by the reporting officer.
 
Requirements:
 
A Degree holder with five years of relevant work experience would be preferable.  Exposure to legal training as well as experience interfacing with members of the legal community would be ideal.  Candidates must have good writing and editing skills, the ability to plan & execute regular, small-scale events, and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Contract convertible to permanent / permanent.
 
Interested candidates are invited to submit your resume, stating your current / expected salary and date of availability.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
 
Company Description

The Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) is a promotion and development agency for Singapore’s legal industry, with the vision of making Singapore the legal hub of Asia.
 
SAL works with our stakeholders to set new precedents of excellence in Singapore law through developing thought leadership, world class infrastructure and legal solutions. Our mandates are to build up the intellectual capital of the legal profession by enhancing legal knowledge, raise the international profile of Singapore law, promote Singapore as a centre for dispute resolution, and improve the standards and efficiency of legal practice through continuing professional development and the use of technology.
 
More information can be found at www.sal.org.sg.