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Legal Counsel (12 Months Contract)
- Great in house entry role.
- Competitive remuneration.
About Our Client
Our client is a leading bank with global operations, with a reputable brand name and a well established office in Hong Kong.
Reporting to the Head of Legal and working closely with the senior counsels in the team, you will support various businesses across private banking and lending. You will be relied upon to handle a broad range of legal work including providing general advice on legal formalities and requirements, extensive review of various types of legal contracts, negotiation of syndicated and structured deals, handling of litigation, and conducting research on regulatory matters. You will regularly liaise with internal stakeholders and external consultants on active issues relating to banking and finance matters, legal risk controls, foreign laws and regulatory monitoring across different business lines.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will be a 1 to 5 PQE lawyer with strong experience obtained in the area of banking finance, ideally with good experience in lending, bilateral / syndicated loans, financing transactions. Prior in house experience is not required and those with a strong passion to build on an in house career is desired. Good communication skills required, as is the ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels. Whilst Chinese language skills are preferred, it is not mandatory.
What's on Offer
This is a great opportunity for a banking lawyer who is keen to move in house and to gain relevant exposure.