Legal Counsel - Corporate Banking

  • Base + attractive bonus
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Pure Hong Kong , EA Licence No: 12S5954
  • 09 Jul 18 2018-07-09

Tier-one Chinese corporate investment bank seeking an experienced legal counsel to join its growing Hong Kong legal team. Provide legal support to the firms banking and finance transitions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Report to the APAC Head of Legal;
  • Provide legal support to the corporate banking business in Asia on PRC financing, investment products/execution, credit, and lending related matters;
  • Working closely with Compliance team, provide advice and support in relation to standard documentation, conduct periodic updates to adopt to new regulatory developments;
  • Proactively identify legal risks of pending or potential non-routine government inquiries, internal/external investigations, and third-party disputes;
  • Liaising with external counsel on above matters.

Requirements:

  • Qualified lawyer (in New York, England, Hong Kong or China) with 3+ PQE gained at another global financial institution or international law firm;
  • Ability to work under pressure, with minimal supervision and in a team environment.
  • Ability to negotiate effectively and independently with issuers, external counsels;
  • Attention to detail and ability to deliver largely error-free work products.
  • Strong command of English and must be able to read and review Chinese documents.


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