One of the top global US firms is looking for a Funds Counsel to join their team in Hong Kong. The role is to sit in a prestigious team as the number three alongside award winning partners. The team works on a wide range of funds matters for both sponsors and investors across sectors including restructurings and, fund secondary instructions and other fund related transactions. As a counsel you will be working in a dynamic, fast paced environment where you will get exposure to work and clients from day one with the support of multidisciplinary teams across the international offices and practices.
In order to be successful in this role you must gave 6+ years of experience in a top international firm in the funds area. You should have excellent academics and have the analytical rigor to grasp the legal intricacies of complex private closed-end and open- end funds across a range of strategies. You must be an excellent communicator and feel confident handling clients. You should be self-driven and personable.
Prerequisites include being US qualified, having experience in PE-style fund formation, familiarity with US and EU regulatory matters relating to private funds and experience in setting up carry compensation agreements.
Mandarin would be preferred.
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