Legal Counsel, Wealth Management

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

City
Hong Kong

Job Type
Full Time

Your role
Do you have an interest in banking and investment products? Do you have a solid background in the legal profession? We're looking for someone like this to:
– analyze new products and services, transactions, and client business structures and formulate and deliver legal advice
– support risk and strategic regulatory projects for the wealth management business
– ensure legal documentation and other material regarding the Bank's activities, products and services are accurate and compliant with regulatory standard
– collaborate with colleagues within Legal, our internal clients and functional partners
– lead or take part in departmental initiatives to achieve regional and global goals

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
You'll be working in the wealth management legal team in Hong Kong. We're responsible for providing our client advisors with high-quality, tailor-made legal solutions. We proactively manage and minimize legal risks while enabling business growth. The entire APAC wealth management legal team consists of approximately 20 lawyers, who work closely to provide mutual support and ensure efficiency gains.

Your experience and skills
You have:
– 5-10 years of post-qualification experience, with at least 1-2 years in a wealth management legal role
– strong academic and professional record in Hong Kong and/or abroad
– knowledge of banking & investment products with emphasis on documentation and regulatory requirements

You are:
– a strong written and verbal communicator, able to translate legal issues into business terms for non-lawyer audience
– an expert at building networks and connections
– willing to learn and grow
– solutions-oriented with a "can do" attitude

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.

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.