Senior Legal Counsel

Location: Seoul
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 01_060819
Sector: Legal In-House

Responsibilities:

  • Advising and supporting management and business by offering an active and competent support on all asset management work
  • Reviewing and/or preparing fund documents
  • Reviewing internal policies and assisting with the implementation thereof
  • Advising on legal and regulatory issues
  • Assisting in pre-action/litigation matters
  • Monitoring and controlling legal risk
  • Liaising with external service providers (e.g. law firms, administrators, custodians)
  • Assisting in such projects as are assigned from time to time

Requirements:

  • US OR Korean qualified lawyer, ideally with 8+ years post-qualification experience gained from a sizable financial institution or a top-tier law firm
  • Broad knowledge of legal and regulatory requirement on funds will be preferred
  • Sound knowledge of asset management related documentation
  • Some knowledge of asset management operation processes
  • Able to interact closely with the business teams, middle office and back office teams, and with affiliates of the group
  • Strong commercial acumen and be able to negotiate with counterparties in protecting the company’s interest
  • Willing to work overtime when needed
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English, and Korean