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Legal Counsel | Banking Lawyer
- Banking lawyer opening.
- Good work life balance.
About Our Client
Our client is a well established global financial institution brand name with a very sizable office in Hong Kong. Having refocused their efforts and resources in the Asia Pacific region over the past 3 years, they have grown substantially within Hong Kong as well as Singapore, and is currently seeking to take on a new lawyer to be based with the Hong Kong office.
A global financial institution is currently seeking to take on a junior to mid level banking lawyer to take on a newly created role in the Hong Kong office. Reporting to the Head of Legal, you will take on an independant role within an established banking business working closely with various business stakeholders and the existing legal team.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will be a junior to mid level banking lawyer, being a common law qualified lawyer with some exposure to PRC finance matters. Whilst prior in house financial institution experience will be very useful, candidates who only have private practice experience will also be considered. You will be experienced in bilateral and syndicated loans, financing transactions, and the drafting/reviewing of various banking agreements. Familiarity with HKMA and Banking Ordinance is important, and willingness to pick up China related regulatory matters will be useful. The ideal candidate will be a capable individual who has the ability to work independantly and will take initiative to speak and liaise with business stakeholders whenever required. Strong English and Chinese language skills are required.
What's on Offer
Excellent position for a junior banking lawyer who is keen to go in house. Market rate salary on offer. Stable work environment with a well established bank.