• Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Funds Partnership Asia
  • 11 Apr 18

Legal Counsel - Hong Kong

Our client a leading trust and corporate services provider supporting international corporations and high-net-worth individuals around the world with their fiduciary and related support -service needs is looking for a Legal Counsel.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Providing appropriate in-house legal support and guidance, primarily for the Hong Kong team but also across the group as and when required.
  • Undertaking client structure reviews
  • Supporting the Managing Director and Group’s Legal Director with any group acquisitions / Integrations
  • Ensuring the group remains up-to-date with all appropriate legislation and complies with any relevant changes
  • Providing appropriate technical training for staff
  • Managing relationships with external legal advisers
  • Drafting and reviewing documents
  • Overseeing the compliance officer and providing guidance on Hong Kong legislation/regulation
  • Ensuring compliance with company standards, policies and procedures

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Min 8 years of experience in the private wealth/corporate advisory industries
  • Qualified Hong Kong lawyer or a registered foreign lawyer in HK
  • Detailed knowledge of trust company and commercial law
  • In-depth knowledge of Hong Kong requirements in relation to current legislation and upcoming regulation and corporate service providers
  • Knowledge of cross border transactions

 

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