Vimala Chandrarajan | Legal and Compliance Department Manager

VimalaI 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.
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 didDrafting proposed amendments to the Legal Profession Act and its related Anti-Money Laundering regulations in Singapore.
The most rewarding work I ever didMy 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.
PastimesSpending quality time with my family, travelling, reading.
Business style
  • Direct;
  • Fast;
  • Unconventional;
  • Customised.
Language I speakEnglish, 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 bank accountsI 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.

Contact us

For additional information on our global business solutions, please email us at email@healyconsultants.com.