Legal Counsel (Corporate), Fintech

Exciting in-house opportunity with one of the fastest growing fintech businesses.

Your new company
Our client is a global fintech platform that offers innovative payment and transfer solutions/services to cross-border trading companies. Due to the rapid expansion of business, they are adding a new headcount looking to hire a junior lawyer with corporate and commercial experience in financial services to join and support the business.

Your new role
  • Provide strategic and practical advice on a wide range of legal and compliance matters related to the business growth activities, including fund-raising, intellectual property management, cross-border data transfer as well as implementation of corporate governance
  • Advise on regional regulation applicable to payments business and products
  • Structure, review and negotiate a wide range of legal documents and commercial contracts, including banking agreements, technology license agreements, privacy policies and regulatory disclosures
  • Provide legal input on internal policies, processes and procedures of functional groups
  • Manage outside legal resources; correspond and coordinate with external counsels in relation to multi-jurisdictional projects
  • Assist in corporate secretarial matters at group level

What you'll need to succeed
  • Qualified lawyer in Hong Kong with 1 to 2 years of PQE at top tier law firm
  • Substantial experience in handling corporate/commercial and regulatory matters
  • A keen interest in financial services regulation and the fintech industry
  • Able to effectively multi-task under fast pace
  • An energetic, forward-thinking individual
  • Fluent verbal and written English and Chinese

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or for further information and a confidential discussion on this role or to find out about more opportunities in the in-house legal space, please contact Ruth Ma at Hays at +852 2230 7967 or email ruth.ma@hays.com.hk. #1215722

Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Banking & Financial Services
Location
HongKong
Specialism
Legal
Ref:
1215722

Talk to a consultant

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

Telephone: +85222307967

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