Head of Legal - Sizeable Financial Institution
Rare head position.
About Our Client
Our client is a listed financial institution with key businesses in investments, securities advisory, brokerage and underwriting services and asset management activities in Hong Kong, PRC and globally, with licenses for Type 1, 2, 4, and 9 Regulated Activities under the SFO in Hong Kong). Well established and with good stability, they are currently seeking to take on a Head of Legal to replace the existing incumbent.
Overseeing both legal and compliance and reporting to senior management, you will look after all legal matters for the group including the drafting, reviewing and commenting on legal documents for complex finance and capital market transactions. You will also be part of the investment committee (attending investment committee meetings to advise on legal issues and vote on investment decisions. On the compliance front, you will oversee company announcements and Hong Kong Listing Rules compliance, as well as to ensure the company is in compliance with HK SFC Type 1, 2, 4, and 9 Regulated Activities, including regulatory inspections and investigations.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will be a senior lawyer with at least 10 years' relevant experience, ideally with experience working with similar financial institutions. Exposure to SFC Type 4 and 9 work is preferred, as is with experience working with organizations which has an established securities desk and asset management business. Good interpersonal skills is required to work with both internal and external stakeholders, as well as the ability to lead a team. Strong English and Chinese language skills are required.
What's on Offer
Attractive remuneration and excellent management team.