Head of Legal, Global Fund Manager

Excellent opportunity for senior lawyers who are looking for an exciting and broad transactional role
Hong Kong

Our client is an Investment Manager in Hong Kong that is actively growing and expanding due to a massive performance in the last couple of years. They have a heritage that encompasses everything prosperous about Hong Kong and moving forward, they are modernising every single part of their business including culture, mission and also objectives.

Reporting to the Chairman, this role will work with the company's senior management, business, and support functions for the effective handling of legal and regulatory matters affecting the company and its subsidiaries, investments and affiliates.

Your new role
  • Reporting to the Chairman and working closely with senior management on legal and compliance governance aspects of the Group’s business and providing risk assessments and solutions
  • Champion legal and regulatory compliance of the Group’s activities and the protection of its interests
  • Advise on a variety of commercial, corporate, regulatory matters including:
    • cross-border investments,
    • private equity,
    • financing (structured, real estate secured & unsecured retail),
    • M&A,
    • corporate borrowing and debt issuance,
    • intellectual property matters, and
    • commercial litigation
  • Respond to non-ordinary course regulatory inquiries
  • Source, manage, co-ordinate external counsel using sound cost control measures
  • Coordinate with Company Secretary office on HKEx and transactional requirements
  • Assess and benchmark appropriate governance structures, internal regulatory, documentary control and legal compliance processes for the Group
  • Manage corporate legal team
  • Own and coordinate robust legal and compliance policies for the Group

What you'll need to succeed
  • Minimum 12 years post qualification, preferably Commonwealth, US or Hong Kong qualified
  • Experience gained from reputable international law firms, listed companies, fund management, investment management and banks/ financial institutions will be viewed favorably, covering a wide variety of practice areas
  • Collaborative, independent thinking, flexible, and with high integrity
  • Fluency in English and preferably in spoken and written Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua)
  • Must have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination

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 at +852 2230 7432 or adrian.lam@hays.com.hk for a confidential discussion on your career. #1175442


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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