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Legal Counsel - Stable Asian Family Office (circa. HKD1.5m)

Job Title: Legal Counsel - Stable Asian Family Office (circa. HKD1.5m)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 51050_1658196812
Contact Name: Christina Lau
Contact Email: christina.lau@kos-intl.com
Job Published: July 19, 2022 10:13

Job Description

About The Client
Our client is a well-established Asian family office, currently hiring a Legal Counsel to join as an addition to the Legal & Compliance team. Target HK/UK admitted lawyers with PQE 5+, and someone familiar with company law, UK and offshore companies jurisdictions. Work-life balance and competitive remuneration package offered.

About The Role
Reporting into the Senior Legal Counsel, you will:

  • Provide legal support and coordination of any projects that the Family Office is involved in:
  • Manage external counsel, review of documentation and assistance with any legal issues
  • Draft and review legal documentation, including any agreements, company resolutions, joint venture agreements, powers of attorney, employment and any services agreements
  • Perform research across a wide range of subject areas and provde recommendations
  • Oversee corporate transactions (incorporation, ownership transfer etc) in various jurisdictions, including the preparation of the relevant documentation
  • Advise senior management on upcoming regulatory developments impacting the business
  • Cover any ad hoc tasks as required

Requirements

  • Lawyer with 5+ years PQE, admitted to practice in a common law jurisdiction
  • Outstanding research, analysis and communication skills are a must
  • Creative approach to problem solving with strong analytical skills, results driven, detail oriented with a delivery focus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Chinese, with strong attention to detail
  • Positive attitude, personal commitment to the team and understanding the need and importance of team work

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.