Senior Legal Counsel

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 1_210918 (171820
Sector: Legal In-House

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing legal support on investment management business, which include but not limit to advise and prepare fund-related documents on or relating to:-

(the structure, establishment and on-going operation of onshore and offshore funds investing in marketable instruments, private equity investments, real estate, structured finance, special situations investments and other asset classes;

discretionary investment portfolio accounts (including client agreements and distribution agreements);

investments of the funds; and)

  • other general legal support to the Company/Group
  • Coordinating legal review and opinions on transactions and structures and related documentation of the Company’s/Group’s business units and obtain the relevant internal approvals
  • Attend to matters relating to the organization and document preparation for board of directors and shareholder meeting

Requirements:

  • Qualified in Hong Kong, ideally working at a major law firm or an investment management firm currently
  • General commercial legal experience. Experience in legal work relating to funds, investments and private equity products will be an advantage.
  •  Good Knowledge in Hong Kong legislations and legal principles.
  •  Willing to learn, dedicated, committed and attentive to details
  •  Good team player, self-motivated with a strong sense of responsibility
  •  Good interpersonal skills and commercial awareness
  •  Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese.