Provide legal support to the asset management, private equity and direct investments teams based in Hong Kong and elsewhere.
Draft or review fund formation documentation, various transaction or client related documents, such as LPAs, PPMs, subscription agreements, side letters, IMAs, IAAs, distribution agreements, investment services agreements, SPAs, SHAs, fund administration agreements and other related documents.
Advise business teams on various legal, structural, reputational and other fundraising and transaction-related issues and negotiate with counterparties
Review structural financing transaction documents and advice on debt claims and other contentious matters
Advise on ad hoc projects in other business lines (e.g. equities, PWM, ESOPs, etc.)
Attend investment committee meetings and other internal meetings on behalf of Legal and Compliance Department.
Work closely with Compliance and Company Secretary team on various matters affecting asset management, private equity and direct investments business.
Assist in other ad hoc tasks as assigned.
5+ years of PQE with asset management training from a reputable international law firm or in-house counsel at a leading financial institution
Qualified in HK or other major jurisdictions
Good drafting, communication and negotiation skills
Good knowledge of asset management and private equity business
Respond to regulatory initiates, market structure reform and policy work • Being able to handle pressure
Excellent command of spoken and written English; and ideally, being able to review and draft documents in Chinese