Chief Legal Counsel, Global Bank

Amazing opportunity for senior banking lawyers who are looking for a new role!
Hong Kong

Your New Company

Our client is a global bank with operations that literally stretches very corner of the world. Due to the growth of their business, they are seeking a high caliber senior lawyer to join and lead this dynamic legal department. This is a unique opportunity for a lawyer to be responsible for providing legal and regulatory advice on a broad range of banking issues within the group.

Your new role
  • Reporting to the General Manager of the department, you will be tasked to lead and advise on legal all aspects of the bank's day to day operations
  • Provide daily advice to corporate, commercial, private and retail banking departments
  • Research local laws and regulations in foreign jurisdictions and manage outside counsel..
  • Negotiate, draft, and review contracts and commercial agreements.
  • Develop in-house legal tools and policies, and conduct training to business units.

What you'll need to succeed
  • Legal license to practice in HK or UK
  • 15+ PQE at a leading law firm and / or financial institution
  • Experience with managing sizeable teams
  • Strong banking legal exposure
  • English and Chinese is a must have
  • Highly-motivated and able to work independently and under pressure
  • High integrity and desire to collaborate with others.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Adrian Lam for a confidential discussion on your career at adrian.lam@hays.com.hk or +852 22307432. #1216167

Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Legal
Location
HongKong
Specialism
Legal
Ref:
1216167

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Adrian Lam, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hong Kong
6604-06,66/F, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon

Telephone: +85222307432