Senior Legal Counsel Senior Legal Counsel …

CLSA
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Jun 20
Competitive Salary package
CLSA
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Jun 20
Competitive Salary package
Senior Legal Counsel - Structured Finance, Structured Products and other Financing Businesses

 Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice to the firm’s Structured Finance and Structured Products and other financing businesses
  • Draft or review documentation related to Structured Finance, Structured Products and other financing transactions (from structuring proposals, term sheets, mandate letters and confidentiality agreements through to financing documents)
  • Advise business teams on the relevant legal, regulatory, structural, reputational and other relevant issues
  • Familiarity with relevant regulatory initiatives, market reforms and policy changes
  • Attend internal (and, if required, external) meetings on behalf of the Legal team
  • Work closely with Compliance and other middle and back office teams on all relevant matters
  • Work closely with external counsel

Requirements:

  • Lawyers with 5-8 years of relevant post qualification experience from a reputable international law firm and/or in-house experience at an international financial institution
  • Qualified in HK, US or a commonwealth jurisdiction
  • Law degree from a top tier law school with solid academic results
  • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Structured Finance, Structured Products and other financing transactions and products, related documentation and legal and regulatory framework
  • DCM experience is preferred, but not essential
  • Good analytical skills and ability to identify and resolve issues in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English; Chinese language including Mandarin skills would be advantageous
  • Proactive, result-oriented, attention to detail, willing to learn and with good communications skills

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. 

 

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