Senior Legal Advisor, Global Bank (Asset Management arm)

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Hays Legal Hong Kong
  • 29 Jan 18 2018-01-29

Excellent in-house role for an Asset Management lawyer

Our client is truly a Global Bank here in Hong Kong and as one of the top 5 banks in the world by market capitalisation value their exposure and network really does span to every part of the world. Due to the growth of the business, they are looking for a lawyer to join and lead their newly created Asset Management function which cover legal, risk and compliance.

Job Duties

  • Advise on asset management for fund management and discretionary portfolio management
  • Advise on fund products include traditional / alternative funds (including hedge funds), real estate investment funds, MPF and ORSO schemes
  • Advise on fund offering to retail public or on private placement
  • Advise on / review relevant documents and agreements for fund administration services and custody services
  • Oversee and monitor the implementation of compliance and risk management control
  • Ensure the compliance of all relevant legislation, regulations and code of practices
  • Assist to supervise the team of Compliance and Risk Management


  • Solid experience gained in private practice and/or in-house position at reputable financial institutions
  • Qualified solicitor in Hong Kong / China with 6-10 years' experience in law firms / legal and compliance department in banking or financial corporations
  • Excellent drafting and communication skills; a good team player
  • English & Chinese; working-level Mandarin essential

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or for further information and a confidential discussion on this role or to find out about more opportunities in the in-house legal space, please contact Adrian Lam at Hays on +852 2230 7432 or email