General Counsel / Legal Counsel - Listed Financial Institution (Flexible working schedule) General Counsel / Legal Counsel - Listed Financial  …

Achievers Recruitment Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Oct 21
Competitive
Achievers Recruitment Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Oct 21
Competitive
Our client is one of the largest listed Chinese Financial institution - as part of their expansion plan, they are currently seeking a General Counsel/ Legal Counsel to join their HK office.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft, review, advise and negotiate on all general commercial contracts and agreements.
  • Provide timely and professional legal advice to the board and management on the businesses, operations, and investment activities from the legal and compliance perspectives
  • Liaise with external counsel, regulatory and statutory bodies (i.e. HKEx, SFC, HKMA, PIBA etc.) on a wide range of legal issues including litigations and dispute resolution
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, rules, regulations, code, policies and guidelines
  • Assess risk on various projects and potential transactions, and provide legal advice to business
  • Monitor development in laws, regulations and on-going compliance issues that will impact the business, and prepare reports on relevant matters to management

Requirements:

  • Admission to practice Law in Hong Kong
  • Qualified lawyer with 8 – 10 years post qualification experience / minimum of 5 years of in-house legal experience, preferably at least three of which were gained from Hong Kong listed company and/or financial institution / Minimum 3 years corporate finance and banking experience in a law firm or a legal department
  • Extensive knowledge of commercial laws, project financing, Hong Kong Stock Exchange listing rules, SFO requirements and Takeovers Code
  • Good command in written and spoken English and Chinese including Mandarin
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