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Legal Counsel | Leading Financial Institution
Good working environment.
About Our Client
Our client is a leading financial institution with established businesses in securities, asset management, equity capital markets, debt capital markets, financing, fixed income and equities. The legal team currently has 5 lawyers with given a recent mandate to expand the team, the Head of Legal is keen to take on 2 new lawyers to join.
Reporting to the Head of Legal, you will work closely with a few businesses within the bank, with a key focus in partnering with IBD / ECM business, and to support Equity Financing and Fixed Income businesses. You will provide legal advice to the businesses as well as review legal transacational documents. You will also take on a risk management hat to vet the deals before the businesses take it on, and to ensure the bank is in compliance with local regulations. On complex transactions, you will work with external counsels and provide supervision. You will have the opportunity to work closely with the businesses and senior management, as well as to provide support to any new businesses or products which the bank may take on.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will possess at least 4 years' post-qualification experience, ideally having worked within in house financial services in the past. Experience in supporting IBD/ECM business will be highly regarded, as would a wider range of experience supporting various businesses including IBD. Experience wise, corporate finance experience is key though any exposure in financing / equities / products will also be extremely relevant. Strong interpersonal skills is required to liaise with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. Both English and Chinese language skills are required.
What's on Offer
An opportunity with very good leadership as well as a collegiate team. Good brand name and with excellent exposure. Attractive bonuses.