Legal Counsel - Equities

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 16702 (12_160818)
Sector: Legal In-House

Our client is a large global bank with strong Global Markets business in Asia. They are now seeking a mid-level lawyer to join their well-established team. The role will have a lot of scope for career development.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and transaction management services to business lines on a wide range of structured products and OTC transactions which may involve cross-jurisdictional issues
  • Providing legal advice on equities structured products issuances and OTC transactions related matters
  • Analyzing potential transactions, products and projects developed by the Strategic Equity business team and contributing to the design of new products or newly proposed transaction structures in various Asia-Pacific jurisdictions
  • Providing structuring, documentation, execution management and legal support in respect of all structured transactions

Qualifications:

  • Legally qualified in a common law jurisdiction with 4 - 8+ years of experience in a major international law firm or top tier investment bank
  • Experience advising on equity or corporate derivatives transactions, OR on fixed income product
  • Having product knowledge in structured complex transactions
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Chinese language fluency (reading and writing) will be strongly preferred

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