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Senior Legal Counsel / Team Lead
- Well established investment bank.
- Competitive salary and bonus.
About Our Client
Our client is a very well established and reputable investment bank, with strong footprint in Asia. The legal team currently has 7 lawyers including the Head of Legal, and is keen to take on a new seasoned corporate lawyer to lead the team and report directly to the Head.
Reporting to the Head of Legal & Company Secretary, you will lead a well established and stable legal team of 6 lawyers, all mid level up lawyers. You will oversee the team and support the investment banking and private equity businesses, advising on corporate transactions including IPOs, M&As, Private Equity deals and other cross border projects. You will also oversee and support the asset management business and provide support on funds related matters. As the team leader, you will manage and advise on legal, compliance and corporate governance regime of Group, and safeguard against legal and compliance risks. You must ensure regulatory and corporate compliance, with local regulatory guidelines, maintain good relationship with regulators, promptly resolve regulator enquiries and investigations to minimize reputation risks. You will stay abreast of all regulatory changes, be able to identify associated risks and assess impact on and viability of new and existing businesses and products, provide recommendations and solutions to business and management.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will possess at least 12 years' post-qualification experience gained in the area of corporate law, being well versed with HK Listing Rules, related corporate compliance matters and convertible bonds. Whilst in house experience is great, those who have only worked with international law firms will also be considered. You will have strong communication skills, with ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels, and with some leadership experience. Fluency in English, Cantonese and Mandarin is required, as is reading and writing skills.
What's on Offer
Very attractive bonuses. Excellent opportunity to join an established and stable team, with the chance to lead within.