Counsel | Investment Bank
Newly created role.
About Our Client
Our client is a growing Chinese investment bank with a good reputation in the market and being backed by a very well established parent company which is also a very sizeable commercial bank with global operations. The investment bank currently has over 100 people in Hong Kong and with a vision to continue growing this year at a steady pace.
Reporting to senior management, you will work closely with the Head of Asset Management and support the Asset Management Business, which has been steadily growing over the past year. You will also provide support to the FICC Business with the intention to help expand operations in coming years. As the lawyer of the group, you will advise on a variety of asset management matters including funds formation and Type 9 work. In supporting the FICC team, you will also advise on structured products, fixed income and occasionally commodities related work.
The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate will be a mid to senior level common law qualified lawyer with a proven track record in supporting asset management businesses with other banks / financial services provider, being familiar with funds work and any exposure in handling Type 9 matters will be a plus. Strong stakeholder management skills are required. Any prior work experience gained with Chinese financial institutions will be useful. Whilst Mandarin language skills are useful, it is not mandatory.
What's on Offer
Competitive remuneration and with great bonus upside.