• Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • LMA Recruitment
  • 21 Feb 18

Legal Counsel (Hong Kong based)

Our client is a global financial services company based in the US with a strong business presence in the brokerage industry worldwide. They are looking for a Legal Counsel to be based in Hong Kong and manage the legal operations in the North Asia market.

Job Responsibilities:
• Dealing with a broad range of equities/brokerage businesses including securities, futures, commodities futures, margin financing;
• Dealing with a broad range of FICC transactions including the review and negotiation of relevant agreements/documents (including ISDA, GMSLA and CSA), OTC derivatives, options, accumulator and decumulator
• Advising on a variety of risk management and cross-border legal issues, in particular in relation to financing structures, new product development and fund-linked structures;
• Establishing and maintaining structured products program platform, including annual update of program documentation, reviewing issuer disclosure and product risk factor disclosures and reviewing disclosure consistency across different program documents

Job Requirements:
• A minimum of 6 years PQE HK lawyer with relevant experience;
• Good knowledge in financial products and services, including derivatives instruments;
• Able to work under minimal supervision;
• A good team player and well organized;
• Good legal drafting (in both English and Chinese) and communication skills to liaise with clients;
• Excellent command of spoken and written Chinese and English due to Chinese clients.

EA Reg. No. R1108657

EA Licence No.: 11C4684

Company Reg. No.: 201131609D