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Legal Counsel - Asset Management

  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Salary: Negotiable per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 29 days ago

  • Sector: Legal, Legal In-House
  • Contact: Calvin Chan
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 27 May 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -042022-469550

My client, a leading Chinese securities firm is looking for a Legal Counsel for their asset management business.

Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice on relevant laws and regulations for the asset management business
  • Responsible for fund setup under Cayman and BVI laws
  • Work closely with the compliance team and other support functions to provide timely legal advice
  • Coordinate with the Hong Kong office and headquarter for group-level reportings
  • Coordinate with business units and external stakeholders (ie external law firm) for launching new business initiatives and products
  • Manage external lawyers efficiently and effectively to ensure good use of resources

Requirements

  • PQE 3+ qualified lawyer in HK/UK/Common Law jurisdiction
  • Over 4 years working in law firms in asset management/ investment funds practice or securities brokerage firms with Type 4 & 9 SFC license.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and work ethics with the ability to work independently and under pressure;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese, fluent in Mandarin is required.

Please feel free to contact Calvin Chan at cchan@argyllscott.com.hk for more information or submit your application.

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