Legal Counsel - Asset Management

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 02_130619
Sector: Legal In-House

Brief Overview:

Interesting role in legal in-house with a focus on funds work. The incumbent will be in a sole counsel role in Hong Kong, with exposure to compliance as well.  A nice mix of work and good work life balance on offer, with a possibility of part-time role too.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft and review legal documents and relevant marketing materials.
  • Provide legal support to funds products, and other products in matters such as product development, structuring, offering, operation and maintenance of fund products, fund raising and investment activities
  • Advise the company on other types of legal and compliance issues arising from the business in Hong Kong,
  • Review various types of contracts and advise business departments on legal matters
  • Provide legal consultation on regulatory matters and updates on regulatory developments
  • Liaise with external counsels.

Qualifications:

  • Admitted as a solicitor in a commonwealth jurisdiction or in PRC
  • Experience from either private practice or in-house,
  • Experience in funds and knowledge of investment management legal issues and documentation will be ideal
  • Experience in dealing with the SFC will be useful
  • Good command of English and Chinese