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Legal Counsel | Financial Services
- Established Company.
- Good work environment.
About Our Client
Our client is a financial services house with a variety of businesses including corporate finance, capital markets, securities, brokerage, asset management, wealth management and structured finance. They are seeking for a senior lawyer to take on a standalone role, with the support of 3 compliance specialists and a company secretary.
Reporting to the CFO, you will take on a standalone role overseeing all legal related matters of the company. Working closely with senior management and various businesses, you will provide professional legal advice as well as legal support on corporate transactions including IPOs, M&As, Private Equity deals and other cross border projects. You will draft and review legal documents, agreements and marketing materials. You will ensure the company is in compliance with local regulatory guidelines as well as to stay abreast of all regulatory changes within Hong Kong. For complex transactions, you will have the opportunity to work with external counsels.
The Successful Applicant
Taking on a standalone role, the successful candidate will be a seasoned lawyer with at least 8 years' post-qualification experience obtained in the area of corporate finance and general corporate. Any prior experience working in financial institutions or securities houses will be a plus. You will be well versed in HK Listing Rules, Companies Ordinance, Takeover Code and SFO. The ideal candidate will have strong business acumen as well as good interpersonal skills, as well as one who enjoys working with autonomy. Good English and Chinese language skills are required.
What's on Offer
Good work environment with decent working hours. Stable with little turnover.