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Legal Counsel


Job Purpose


You will ensure the Company’s compliance with laws, regulations and policies as well as provide legal advice to Management to protect the interests of the Company. 



  • Be familiar with relevant laws & regulations and Company policies. Ensure compliance with relevant rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Formulate work processes and integrate such laws, policies as guidelines into work processes
  • Identify, manage and mitigate legal risks
  • Educate and train Business Unit on the above
  • Review policies of other departments to ensure compliance with laws, good governance
  • Be familiar with company law 
  • Liaise with various regulatory authorities and external counsels
  • Review, draft, advise and negotiate different types of contracts, including tender documents, to ensure compliance with the Company’s directives and policies
  • Review policies of other departments to ensure compliance with laws, good governance
  • Provide advice and support to various project teams on relevant legal issues and processes

Qualifications & Work Experience


  • Degree in law from a recognized university. Foreign qualified lawyers may apply
  • At least 5 post qualification experience
  • Preferably at least 2 years’ experience in in-house role



Generic skills include:

  • Good spoken and written English
  • Good inter-personal skills
  • Able to work with all levels of management and a team player; and
  • Able to work in fast-paced environment

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

About SMRT Corporation

SMRT Corporation Ltd (SMRT) is a public transport services provider. Our primary business is to manage and operate train services on the North-South Line, the East-West Line, the Circle Line, the new Thomson East-Coast Line and the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit. This is complemented by our bus, taxi and private hire vehicle services. 

An exciting and rewarding career is waiting for you at SMRT. Join us and embark on a journey that matters. You Matter – we take care of you and your well-being. Your Work Matters – your ideas and contributions work towards building the future of our transport system and create positive impacts to the community. Your Development Matters – we offer diverse careers and learning opportunities for our people to grow you to the fullest of your potential.

Come onboard the SMRT journey today.

Moving People, Enhancing Lives

Core Values
Respect, Integrity, Service & Safety, Excellence