Legal Counsel

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Guotai Junan (Hong Kong) Limited
  • 18 Aug 17

Guotai Junan International Holdings, a well established and reputable financial group in Hong Kong, is looking for high caliber professionals to take up the following positions:-

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the legal team to provide legal supports to various business teams (Sales, Structuring and Trading) and control functions, with a product focus on equities and FICC derivatives and structured products;
  • Assist in negotiation on ISDA and other industrial agreements and liaise with relevant teams to obtain internal approvals;
  • Support both OTC and programme-based products, assist with programme updates and implementation of new programmes involving:
  1. providing general structuring, product, regulatory and transactional legal advice;
  2. maintaining and managing product and transactional template;
  3. providing support to the trade reporting initiatives;
  • Regulatory and legal analysis, and documentation of structured finance transactions; and
  • Assist in approving new products and new business initiatives across product lines.

Requirements:

  • PQE 3y+ with legal qualification in a common law jurisdiction or PRC;
  • Possess core technical knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to securities trading and general financial activities in Hong Kong;
  • Experience in structured finance and derivatives products with working understanding of ISDA documentation and structured products issuance programme
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills;
  • High responsibility, diligence, integrity and professional ethics;
  • Ability to step out of one’s own comfort zone to support the fast-evolving business strategy; and
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese, fluency in Putonghua is a must.

We offer an attractive remuneration package to the right candidate. Interested parties please forward your full resume with availability, expected salary to hr@gtjas.com.hk or send it to 27/F., Low Block, Grand Millennium Plaza, 181 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong.

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