Senior Legal Counsel (APAC) - Funds - Global Asset Manager

  • Location

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    HK$120000 - HK$180000 per month

  • Contact:

    Stephanie Kwok

  • Contact email:

    stephaniekwok@taylorroot.com

  • Job ref:

    132213_1582799640

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-28

Your New Company

Our client is a top-tier international asset manager with significant presence around the globe. They are a client-driven company that aims to provide world class investment solutions and retirement solutions to individuals and corporations. Due to business expansion, our client has a new headcount for a Senior Legal Counsel to join their very well-established APAC legal team of 15 in Hong Kong.

Your New Role

You would take the lead advising on Hong Kong regulatory matters including the SFC and MPFA and will support compliance in managing those regulatory relationships and compliance. You would also take the lead managing legal risk and providing advice to the firm on Hong Kong regulatory requirements. You will be a key member of Hong Kong legal team working closely with your peers to provide excellent legal support on Hong Kong matters. You would also work closely with your peers across the AP and global teams, as well as external legal panel in making smart and targeted use of internal and external resources.


What you will need to succeed

The ideal candidate must be Kong Kong or Common law qualified with 8+ years PQE. Regulatory experience in Hong Kong in relation to funds management and Product legal experience is highly preferred. The candidate must also have strong command in English and Chinese, with excellent communication and coordination skills.

What you will get in return

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a high performing regional legal team working in a large international office and supporting key regulatory relationships. Our client offers attractive salary package for the right candidate.

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