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Legal Counsel

  • Location:

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    LMA Asia Legal & Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Gina

  • Contact email:

    tanu.booluck@lmarecruitment.asia

  • Job ref:

    BBBH188016_1631069274

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-08

  • Client:

    LMA

Our client, a fast-growing Virtual Bank in Hong Kong is looking for a seasoned legal counsel to join their fast growing business in Hong Kong. The ideal candidate should be a Hong Kong qualified lawyer (with at least 4 years of PQE) and be familiar with loan documentation coming from the banking and finance team of a law firm or in the legal department of a bank or similar industries.

  • Remuneration : up to HK$1M base per annum

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Provide legal advisory service to management and business/support units
  • Draft, review and comment on legal documents (loan documentation, security documentation and other banking-related documentation etc.)
  • Keep abreast of legislative changes and update loan documentation, security documentation and other banking-related documentation in light of the legislative changes
  • Assist in maintaining and updating legal policies and procedures
  • Liaise with external counsels to manage access to specialized legal services
  • Filing, registration and record keeping of legal documentation

Requirements of the role:

  • A Hong Kong qualified lawyer with 4 years of PQE gained in the banking and finance team of a law firm or in the legal department of a bank
  • Good knowledge of the banking industry practices and relevant legislations
  • Strong legal documentation and contract experience
  • Ability to work independently with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English and Chinese (you will be required to handle Chinese documents)
  • Good working hours

If interested, Please contact :gina.hui@lmarecruitment.asia

Company Reg. No.: 201131609D: Licence No.: 11C4684 : EA Reg No: R2196467