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Legal Counsel | Financial Institution
- 1-5 PQE.
- Established Bank.
About Our Client
Our client is a well established financial institution with a stable legal team of 6 lawyers. They are currently seeking to take on a new banking / corporate lawyer at junior to mid level.
Reporting to the Head of Legal, you will work closely with the lawyers within your team in a variety of financial transactions, looking after bilateral and syndicated loans, drafting and negotiating banking related agreements, as well as assisting on ad hoc commercial contracts. You will need to stay abreast on regulatory changes particularly in relation to HKMA and Banking Ordinance.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will be a junior to mid level banking lawyer, with at least 1 year's post-qualification experience gained with a sizable law firm. You will be familiar with loans, financing and general banking matters, with strong knowledge on regulatory requirements around Banking Ordinance and HKMA. Stable work experience is required and eagerness to build on an in house career is a must. Ability to work in a team based environment and to help out with ad hoc commercial agreements is useful. Both English and Chinese language skills are required.
What's on Offer
Good entry opportunity to a financial institution allowing you to build on your career within financial services. This role offers good exposure to a range of corporate banking matters.