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Senior Legal Counsel - Asset Management

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel - Asset Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 49501_1649651649
Contact Name: Christina Lau
Contact Email: christina.lau@kos-intl.com
Job Published: April 11, 2022 12:34

Job Description

About The Client
Our client is a sizeable Chinese securities brokerage firm. They are now hiring a Senior Legal Counsel (with strong knowledge in Asset Management field) to join as part of the legal and compliance team.

About The Role
Reporting into the Head of Legal & Compliance, you will oversee the asset management business and assume the following responsibilities:

  • Advise management team and other functional leaders on legal, risk and regulatory issues generally
  • Review and develop legal department's policies, procedures, and systems
  • Provide legal advice to business teams and work closely with front office compliance and other risk management functions
  • Liaise with external counsels as required
  • Participate in ad hoc projects and initiatives e.g. regulatory reviews and other projects

Requirements

  • Bachelor or above in Law; qualified lawyer in a common law jurisdiction with 10+ years of asset management experience in reputable international law firms
  • Some in-house legal experience within financial services sector will be viewed favorably
  • Good drafting, negotiation and legal analytical skills; strong attention to detail and technical knowledge in asset management
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to interact with senior business stakeholders
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese. Fluency in Mandarin a plus

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.