Legal Counsel - FICC

Job Title: Legal Counsel - FICC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: 13805 (5_290118)
Contact Name: Ansir Mahmood
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 05, 2018 11:37

Job Description

This lawyer is responsible for providing legal advice and support to the FICC business of this fast growing financial institution. 


  • Providing legal advice to business units on regulatory matters relating to FICC
  • Reviewing OTC derivative products transactional documents (FX, currencies swaps, forwards and options)
  • Reviewing documentations (Schedule, Master Confirmation Agreement and Guaranties) in connection with ISDA Master Agreement and NAFMII Master Agreement
  • Assisting in due diligence on Qualified Central Counterparty (QCCP)
  • Reviewing and assisting in negotiation of contracts with third party banks for FICC Business
  • Assisting in all ISDA and master type agreements negotiation and review term sheet and confirmations of structured products 
  • Coordinating with external counsels for registration of fund with CIMA and where necessary for legal documentation or legal advice for FICC/ Asset Management


  • Qualified lawyer with at least 3 years of PQE in private practice or in-house financial institutions in any common law jurisdictions
  • Experienced in derivatives 
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese 
  • People person – Able to explain details to business units and communicate well with stakeholders with the organization

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