General Counsel - Credit / Distressed Assets, Hong Kong

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 49613_1551753975
Sector: Investment Management

Responsibilities

  • 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

 

Qualifications

  • 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