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Head of Legal & Compliance
- Legal & compliance experience.
- Head position.
About Our Client
Our client is an extremely large and established financial services group in China. Expanding their presence into Hong Kong, they are currently SFC licensed and eager to bring on a new Head of Legal & Compliance. They have businesses covering Securities, Futures, Asset Management, and Corporate Finance.
A rare and senior position has arisen with a financial services & securities player. Being well established in China and expanding their presence within the Greater China region, they are growing the Hong Kong office as well as building local legal structure. This is a newly created Head of Legal and Compliance position being based in the Hong Kong office, working closely with senior management on legal and compliance matters as well as advising on investments and strategy.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will be a senior lawyer with at least 12 years' post-qualification experience, with recent work experience gained within a financial institution. Experience in supporting businesses including securities, IBD, asset management will be useful, as is having experience in covering compliance and regulatory matters. You will be an ambitious individual with eagerness to slowly build up a team and to work closely with senior management, advising them on all legal and compliance matters as well as potential investments. Experience in SFC License Types 6 and 9 is highly regarded, and a good understanding on SFO and HKMA regulatory guidelines is good. Strong English and Chinese language skills are required.
What's on Offer
Excellent newly created head position with an established financial institution, offering team building and leadership responsibilities. Attractive salary and bonuses.