Legal Counsel - General Banking / Finance - VB

Your New Company

Our client is a virtual bank licensed by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. Due to rapid expansion of business, the client is looking for their first legal hire to help set up the legal function here in Hong Kong.

Your New Role

Reporting to the Head of Legal and Compliance, you would be responsible for advising the business / management on a full range of legal matters. You would be involved in drafting and reviewing legal documents, including but not limited to loan documentation, security documentation and other banking-related documentation. You would also be keeping abreast of legislative changes and updating loan documentation, as well as monitoring any regulatory and compliance matters in relation to the business.

What you will need to succeed

The ideal candidate is a Hong Kong / common law qualified lawyer with 4+ years' PQE in banking and finance. Solid private practice training from top-tier international law firms and extensive experience in commercial loans is required. Strong command in Chinese (inc. Mandarin) and English is also required. Prior in-house experience in FI / VB is highly prefered but not mandatory.

What you will get in return

The client offers attractive salary package and an opportunity for a mid-level lawyer to fast track their career.

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