Legal Counsel - Sizeable Banking Group (PQE 2+, HKD50k)

Job Title: Legal Counsel - Sizeable Banking Group (PQE 2+, HKD50k)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry: Legal
Reference: BBBH11342_1580816272
Contact Name: Christina Lau
Contact Email:

Job Description

About The Client
Our client is a well-established bank. They are now hiring a Legal Counsel with PQE2+ to join and support with general legal matters and handling statutory documentations.

About The Role

  • Offer legal advice, review and draft legal documentation in relation to all businesses across the Banking Group
  • Ensure the bank is compliant with legal and regulatory compliance standards
  • Maintain different documents, contracts, policies and procedures manual and marketing materials for respective products
  • Conduct legal research as required, and update the banks on latest changes in laws and regulations within banking sector

The ideal candidate will be a law-degree holder with PQE 2+ in the provision of legal support in commercial area (preferably with banking experience), and with sound knowledge around Banking Ordinance, the Securities & Future Ordinance and/or the HKMA Anti-Money Laundering guideline. You will be diligent and detail-oriented, and demonstrate strong organisation and communciations skills both in English and Chinese, alongside professional report-writing and presentation skills. Candidates with pure law firm experience (covering banking desk) will also be considered.

Click "Apply Now" to apply for this position or call Christina Lau at +852 3180 4934 for a confidential discussion. All information collected will be kept in strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purpose only.