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Legal Counsel | Structured Products
Established Legal Team.
About Our Client
Our client is a leading financial institution with a strong reputation within the market. They offer a variety of services, with their established businesses including investment banking, asset management and securities
Reporting directly to the Head of Legal and working in a team of 5 lawyers, you will look after a full range of fixed income and equity products including cash, OTC, structured notes. You will oversee the legal and regulatory changes of complex and innovative structures involving mainly Hong Kong regulations such as SFO and Listing Rules and PRC cross-border regulations such as QFII, QDII, stock-connect. Whilst your main focus will be on products, you will also receive exposure by assisting other businesses at times such as corporate finance, asset management, equity financing. You will also have the opportunity to work with external counsels on certain complex transactions or projects when required.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will be a junior to mid level lawyer being at least newly qualified, with 2 years' or more experience within the area of products, with relevance to fixed income / equity / structured products. You will have a good understanding of OTC, derivatives, ISDA agreements and term notes, as well as with willingness to pick up new work when required. You will be a good team player who enjoys to work in a financial institution which is continually growing, as well as to learn and to improve as an individual. Strong English and Chinese language skills are required.
What's on Offer
Attractive salary and bonus entitlements. Opportunity to work in a established yet growing team, with wide exposure of work.