Regulatory Change Management Paralegal

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • 16 Aug 18 2018-08-16

This person will provide support to a specialized practice within the Legal Department which monitors and analyses the impact of new laws and regulations in the APAC region and requires a high degree of analytical, written and oral communication and organizational skills. This position requires intellectual curiosity, issue spotting skills, and an ability to work independently on complex assignments under the direction of a lawyer. This person must also be able to research and resolve issues and matters which may involve substantial legal or factual complexity, through detailed research and/or examination of documentation and/or factual investigation.

Responsibilities

  • Provides support to a specialized practice within the Legal Department which monitors and analyses the impact of new laws and regulations in the APAC region which requires a high degree of analytical, written and oral communication and organizational skills.  
  • Researches and resolves issues and matters which involve the most substantial legal or factual complexity, through detailed research and/or examination of documentation and/or factual investigation.
  • Produces clear and concise written materials that can be submitted to the client/customer with minimal revision or review by an attorney.
  • Provides legal support on a broad range of matters in the Legal Department.
  • Possesses specialized skills, knowledge and expertise in a particular area of the law (e.g. "subject matter expertise").
  • Develops relationships with business units and is proactive in participating in strategic efforts of client while identifying and addressing issues.
  • Able to identify specific as well as broad underlying issues in area of expertise and work independently on very complex assignments without direct supervision.
  • Provides work direction, guidance, training and resources to less experienced paralegals.

 

Requirements:

  • Provides support to a specialized practice within the Legal Department which monitors and analyses the impact of new laws and regulations in the APAC region which requires a high degree of analytical, written and oral communication and organizational skills.  
  • Researches and resolves issues and matters which involve the most substantial legal or factual complexity, through detailed research and/or examination of documentation and/or factual investigation.
  • Produces clear and concise written materials that can be submitted to the client/customer with minimal revision or review by an attorney.
  • Provides legal support on a broad range of matters in the Legal Department.
  • Possesses specialized skills, knowledge and expertise in a particular area of the law (e.g. "subject matter expertise").
  • Develops relationships with business units and is proactive in participating in strategic efforts of client while identifying and addressing issues.
  • Able to identify specific as well as broad underlying issues in area of expertise and work independently on very complex assignments without direct supervision.
  • Provides work direction, guidance, training and resources to less experienced paralegals.

 

Desirable Qualifications

  • Hold an academic qualification in law from Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia or another common law jurisdiction (LLB, LLM, JD, FEI, PPC, Post-Graduate Diploma in Law etc.) or able to demonstrate sound technical knowledge of relevant subjects.
  • Experience working as a paralegal with a law firm, financial services institution or corporation
  • Ability to manage projects and work with multidisciplinary project teams.
  • Experience of/familiarity with cross-border regulatory issues
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, and ability to work independently.
  • Good awareness of international banking industry.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to use Outlook and Word, as well as other common office software