Legal Counsel – Private Equity (8+ PQE)

  • Location
    Hong Kong
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Posted
  • Expiry Date
    2022-10-16

My Client is a well known private equity firm looking for a Legal Counsel for the team reporting to the General Counsel:

Responsibilities:

  • Provide related legal advice to investment teams on investment projects for assets such as legal due diligence, drafting and reviewing acquisition or investment agreements, NDAs and other transaction documents.
  • Provided related legal advice to various departments on corporate matters.
  • Actively anticipate risks for the business and mitigate them in advance.
  • Identify proactive solutions to the business relating to fund structures and organisational entities.
  • Ensure best practice processes for legal and compliance that supports the strategic and business needs of the organisation.

Requirements:

  • 8 to 12 years’ PQE in an international law firm or a comparable financial institution with no less than 5 years’ international law firm experience
  • Qualified in US, UK or Australia (dual qualification in Singapore or HK preferred).
  • Real estate or PERE experience required, with data centre experience preferred
  • Transactional experience with M&A, private equity or finance a plus
  • Commercially-minded with strong business acumen.
  • Team player and ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong business judgement and ability to think strategically.
  • Detail-orientated and motivated.
  • Excellent written and spoken English (Chinese or Korean bilingual a plus).

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