Counsel

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 14937 (3_300118)
Sector: Legal In-House

Overseeing the legal department, the lawyer is responsible for providing legal consulting services across a variety of matters ranging from general commercial, contentious complaints, investigations, regulatory and policies handling. Working alongside senior internal business stakeholders from different locations, this role reports into a Senior Counsel based in the UK with the support from a paralegal. 

Requirements:

  • Hong Kong qualified lawyer with at least 2-3 years PQE 
  • Prior in-house experience is a must, ideally with another financial institution
  • Solid understanding on local and mainland finance regulations are required 
  • Ability to work independently and be a strong communicator working closely with senior management
  • Strong business acumen
  • Proficiency in Spoken Putonghua and Chinese reading and writing skills are needed