Senior Associate/ Senior Legal Specialist [Law Division]

Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) - 55 Newton Road Revenue House

Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, you will act to protect the interest of Singapore and IRAS through:
 
  • Advising on challenging issues of individual and corporate income tax, stamp duties, GST and other taxes
  • Providing clear, practical and effective legal advice involving civil procedure, administrative law, contract law, insolvency law and other related areas of law necessary for IRAS’ functions
  • Appearing for and representing IRAS in litigation at the various tribunals, High Court and Court of Appeal
  • Providing advice on audit, investigations/criminal procedure and prosecuting tax offenders
  • Drafting clear and effective legislative drafts to reflect policy intent
 
Requirements
 
  • Good law degree and called to the Singapore Bar
  • Preferably 3-10 years of Post-Qualification Experience
  • Analytical, independent and self-motivated
  • Strong interest in litigation
  • Good understanding of local tax legislation would be an advantage, although not a pre-requisite
 
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
 


Post Date 06 December 2017
End Date 05 January 2018

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Company Profile

Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS)

Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS)

Singapore - North-East

Our Mission:
  • Act as an agent of the Government and provide service in administering, assessing, collecting and enforcing payment of taxes
  • Advise the Government and represent Singapore internationally on matters relating to taxation
 
IRAS serves as an agent of the Government in tax administration, advises the Government and represents Singapore internationally on matters relating to taxation. As part of the dynamic team of competent and committed people at IRAS, you will play a key role in nation building, partner the community and our stakeholders, to foster a competitive tax environment that supports inclusive growth.
 

Why join with us?

We provide challenging and rewarding careers to our people. Our staff are also given opportunities to develop and grow holistically, through internal postings and opportunities to be attached/seconded to local and foreign organisations.
 
Within the first year, you will:
  • Attend and pass an in-house tax examination for those in tax-related jobs
  • Attend classroom and e-learning training
  • Be given on-the-job training
  • Be assigned a buddy
There are also opportunities for you to develop leadership and organisational skills through both work and non-work related projects and committees.