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Vimala Chandrarajan | Chief Legal & Compliance Officer

I joined Healy Consultants Group PLC in August 2018 as part of the Legal and Compliance Department. I come with 20 years of experience in the legal industry including over 8 years conducting AML/CFT audits and preparing country reports on the legal sector for the FATF and OECD. I now contribute to the company by constantly ensuring compliance with local and international regulatory laws.

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My business goals

  • Ensure Healy Consultants Group PLC is constantly aware and compliant with updated legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Ensure that all Healy Consultants Group PLC staff have easy access to readily-available legal and compliance related information and assistance;
  • Ensure there are updated and effective policies in place to minimise Healy Consultants Group PLC’s exposure to reputation, litigation and financial risk.

My daily work schedule

  • Reviewing agreements and KYC documentation;
  • Liaising with external counsel and government authorities;
  • Attending to legal and compliance related queries, including filing of suspicious transaction reports.

The most interesting work I ever did

Drafting proposed amendments to the Legal Profession Act and its related Anti-Money Laundering regulations in Singapore.

The most rewarding work I ever did

My team and I secured SG$ 3.5 million yearly funding from the Singapore Ministry of Law enabling the Criminal Legal Aid Scheme to increase pro bono legal assistance to 6 times the number of accused persons.

Pastimes

Spending quality time with my family, travelling, reading.

Business style

  • Direct;
  • Fast;
  • Unconventional;
  • Customised.

Languages I speak

English, Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia, Tamil, some Urdu and Hindi, and able to read Arabic.

A sample of my global business experience

  • Worked in a team that represented a Fortune 200 company in an arbitration over a US$ 1 billion contract against an Indonesian conglomerate and secured a favourable outcome enabling almost 1,000 American employees to retain their jobs;
  • Provided consultancy and conceptual input to secure a multi-million-dollar e-justice contract in Abu Dhabi;
  • Multiple international engagements involving construction, maritime, IT and international contracts.

Multi-currency corporate bank accounts

I work with the Client Engagements Department to advise them on legal and AML/CFT queries in relation to opening local and international bank accounts including crypto-currency and SVF related engagements.