Join us

At CNP, we believe that everyone has some knowledge or experience or skills to contribute to the firm.  We value our people and want every person in the firm to have the opportunity to develop and achieve their highest potential.   We therefore invite applicants who are highly committed and motivated with strong work ethics to join us.

Current Openings

Lawyers

Senior Associates with minimum 6 years’ PQE / Partners

Corporate Finance
  • Experience in IPOs/RTOs, subsequent fund raising exercises, bond and rights issues, regulatory compliance
Corporate & Commercial
  • Experience in M&A, joint ventures, commercial agreements, TMT/Competition/Anti-trust experience will be an advantage

Associates with minimum 3 years’ PQE

Litigation
  • Experience in litigation, mediation and arbitration
Intellectual Property
  • Experience in registration of trademarks and designs, IP Licensing, IP due diligence and enforcement of IP rights
Private Clients/ Family Offices
  • Experience in trusts, estate planning, setting up of family offices and general advisory to family offices/wealthy families
Tax Advisory
  • Experience in Singapore Corporate Tax Compliance and Tax Advisory

Staff

Legal Secretary (Corporate)

Job Scope
  • Assisting with the preparation of legal documents;
  • Assisting with file opening and closing, and preparation and follow up of invoices;
  • Providing daily secretarial and administrative support to lawyers;
  • Handling incoming calls, correspondences and confidential documents;
  • Managing calendars, meetings and appointments of lawyers;
  • Performing data entry, filing, photocopying, faxing and binding of documents; and
  • Completing and submitting of lawyers’ claims.
Requirements
  • A meticulous individual with a strong sense of file ownership, responsibility and initiative with a willing attitude to learn;
  • Able to work hard and under pressure to complete tasks as and when requested by lawyers;
  • Good communication and organization skills;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications;
  • Ability to multi-task; and
  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar capacity is preferred.

Knowledge Manager

Role: to identify, collect, organise and manage the firm’s knowledge in support of the firm’s practice
Major responsibilities:
  • Design and implement protocols and policies regarding how to save information and how to find information so that relevant and updated precedents are assessible to all;
  • Interact with lawyers and staff to encourage the sharing of information within a practice group, as well as across practice groups;
  • Provide training on how to use the firm’s document and knowledge management systems more efficiently and effectively;
  • Encourage lawyers and staff to make greater use of knowledge management technology to classify, store, search and retrieve information;
  • Determine the firm’s knowledge requirements and gaps; build the firm’s knowledge base; and
  • Identify opportunities to use knowledge management to improve operations.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree, LLB preferred;
  • Experience in research and information management;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong work ethics; and
  • Continuous improvement mindset.

Applicants who are interested to grow with the firm are invited to submit their detailed resume with a recent photograph to:

Colin Ng & Partners LLP
600 North Bridge Road, #13-01, Parkview Square
Singapore 188778

Email: hr@cnplaw.com

Do note that by providing the information to CNP, you agree to CNP collecting and using your personal data in accordance with CNP’s Privacy Policy.  Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interviews within one month.

Practice Trainings and Internships

At CNP, our practice trainees are an integral part of the firm.  Hence, the learning and development of each trainee is important to us.

We want you to experience as much of our practice as possible. This means you will have an opportunity to experience different disciplines through rotations with different practice groups throughout your training contract.

Our distinct advantage is our size.  We are large and diverse enough to provide you with the chance of being exposed to different areas of law but at the same time able to provide you with the personal coaching that you will require to become an outstanding legal practitioner.

Our Practice Trainee Package comprises

  • A competitive Monthly Honorarium of $2000 during the training contract period
  • Traineeship Allowance of up to $500 per month for time spent on Preparatory Course leading up to Part B of the Singapore Bar Examinations
  • Reimbursement of the Fees for the Preparatory Course a year after retention as an Associate
  • Reimbursement of filing and stamping fees for court documents needed for admission to the Singapore Bar a year after retention as an Associate

Applicants shortlisted for a practice training contract with the firm are expected to attend a month-long structured internship program in July. The program is open to undergraduates who have completed at least 2 years of law school. All applicants who are accepted are expected to commit themselves to the full program which will cover the varied aspects of legal practice.

The closing date for applications is 15 March every year; shortlisting and interviews are scheduled for the month of April and formal acceptance will be communicated to applicants by end-April.

Applicants who are interested to apply for a practice training contract with the firm, or a place in the formal July internship program, may submit their resume with a recent photograph to:.

Colin Ng & Partners LLP
600 North Bridge Road, #13-01, Parkview Square
Singapore 188778

Email: hr@cnplaw.com

Do note that by providing the information to CNP, you agree to CNP collecting and using your personal data in accordance with CNP’s Privacy Policy.