Legal Counsel, Litigation APAC

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • UBS AG
  • 20 Nov 17
Hong Kong

City
Hong Kong

Job Type
Full Time

Your role
Are you a qualified lawyer in a common law jurisdiction? Do you have experience of advising on disputes, litigation and other contentious matters? We're looking for someone like this to:
– manage disputes, litigation and other contentious matters across UBS's Investment Bank and Wealth Management businesses in Asia Pacific
– advise on and manage UBS's responses to regulator investigations, and assist with or lead any connected internal investigations
– provide appropriate and timely legal advice to other functions within UBS conducting internal investigations
– instruct and manage external counsel involved in any of these areas of work


About us
Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your team
As a lawyer in the APAC Litigation Team, you will be part of a dynamic team responsible for managing disputes, litigation and other contentious matters across the Investment Bank and Wealth Management businesses. This role involves a high level of autonomy and would suit an individual who enjoys challenges, taking on responsibility and working in a global environment.

Your experience and skills
You have:
– university degree with Legal qualification from a common law jurisdiction
– excellent communication skills in both written and oral English, Mandarin and Cantonese is also highly desirable
– more than 5 years of relevant post qualification experience from a leading international law firm and/or financial institution
– experience of relevant regulations in Hong Kong as a primary location

You are:
– a strong oral and written communicator with a high attention to detail
– able to make decisive judgments when necessary
– comfortable working under pressure to hit deadlines
– happy taking the lead and working independently but able to work as part of a close team when needed

What we offer
Together. That's how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step
Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.