General Counsel - Credit / Distressed Assets, Hong Kong

Job Title: General Counsel - Credit / Distressed Assets, Hong Kong
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 49613_1551753975
Contact Name: Ansir Mahmood
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 05, 2019 15:38

Job Description


  • Provide senior management with effective advice on company strategies and their implementation
  • Work alongside the Restructuring and Credit team and take ownership of all legal elements of a deal from inception to exit
  • including legal due diligence, structuring, term sheets, NDAs/engagement letters, deal documentation and execution;
  • play an active role in negotiations and make legal decisions to drive transactions to desired commercial outcomes while managing legal risk; and
  • management & advice on work out/distress situations from a legal perspective.
  • Manage and provide guidance to external counsel working on transactions,
  • Development of appropriate policies and risk mitigation techniques



  • Solid experience in restructuring and ideally credit as well
  • Good law firm training with minimum of 7-12 years PQE
  • Strong attention to detail and a high standard of excellence
  • Be able to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Be personable and able to work independently as well as collaboratively as part of a team
  • Have a positive "can do" attitude to help out wherever needed
  • Comfortable working in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced work environment


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