Legal Counsel (Corporate Banking) Legal Counsel (Corporate Banking) …

Hong Kong Job Consulting
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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70000 up + Bonus
Hong Kong Job Consulting
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
70000 up + Bonus
Posted by:
Leo Wong • Recruiter
Posted by:
Leo Wong
Recruiter
A reputable foreign-based Bank is looking for a Legal Counsel in her Legal & Compliance Department.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide in-house legal advice, interpretation and recommendation to the Bank on relevant laws, rules and regulations, including:
  • review, update, draft and standardize all legal agreements, documents and contracts primarily relating to derivatives (ISDA negotiation), secured and unsecured lending, trade finance, cash management, asset-based lending, acquisition finance, debt capital markets documentation, and so on);
  • update the manager, the management and the relevant stakeholders on legal developments relevant to the Bank's business;
  • assist the manager in other matters such as litigation or regulatory investigation in which the Bank is involved, claimed by or against the Bank
  • Liaise with external lawyers with instructions to advise and act on legal matters
  • Provide legal input on the design and restructuring of new products and systems relating to derivatives to assist in projects undertaken by the Bank. Drafting of legal documentation for new and existing products where consultation with external lawyers is not required
  • Review of legal documentation and advice prepared by external lawyers; and manage any transaction/project involving external lawyers
  • Develop or maintain policies and procedures to eliminate the risk of non-compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements. Provide advice in the Bank's policies and procedures on potential or actual legal risks; and ensuring the same are remedied
  • Provide legal and compliance training to staff (including managing external lawyers for the same purpose)
  • Render support to Head Office and other branches of the Bank on matters of the laws of the Hong Kong SAR

Requirements:

  • Degree holder in LLB or LLM
  • Qualified Hong Kong Solicitor with minimum 5-year post qualification experience and working in top international law firms or working in-house in the financial sector preferably corporate banking
  • A team player with good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure
  • Good command of spoken and written English & Chinese
  • Good PC skills and proficient in using MS Offices

Interested parties please send your resume in word format with current & expected salary and notice period to ada@hkjobc.com.  For details, please feel free to contact Ada Lui at 9710 9507.

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