Legal Counsel - Asset Management

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 74653
Practice Area: Legal Inhouse - Financial Services


An interesting opportunity for a funds lawyer to join this global asset management business as one of their regional legal counsels.

About You

You will have a minimum 4 years legal experience working in funds, and will be working either in-house or in a top tier law firm currently.


Key Responsibilities

  • Draft and review fund related documentation, including, IMAs, trust deeds,  investor notices and marketing materials.
  • Negotiating contracts such as investment management agreements.
  • Providing transaction support for joint venture and other M&A transactions.
  • Assisting the Regional Head of Legal on a variety of matters including regulatory filings.
  • Assisting the business with implementing local, regional and group related projects.


Ideal Candidate

  • Minimum 4 years post admission experience from in-house or a leading law firm in funds
  • Knowledge of regulation (SFC) relating to funds management is highly desirable as
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks as well as being able to work well as part of a team.
  • Pro-active self-starter with a positive attitude.