Senior Legal Counsel, Equities, Global Banking

Exciting opportunity for banking & finance lawyers that with solid corporate equity derivative experience

Your new company
Our client is one of the largest banks that has a global footprint with offices, client networks as well as businesses across the world. Due to the recent business needs, they are looking for a high calibre legal professional to join their Services team.

Your new role
Our client is one of the largest banks that has a global footprint with offices, client networks as well as businesses across the world. Due to the recent business needs, they are looking for a high calibre legal professional to join their Equities team.

What you'll need to succeed
  • Act as a senior advisor to provide pragmatic support on OTC and non-OTC derivatives, derivatives based financing and structured transactions involving primarily listed equities
  • Participate in the entire transaction lifecycle including new product development, assisting with documentation (e.g. reviewing structured notes term sheet), developing templates and liaising with external counsel
  • Advise on market access products in relation to emerging markets jurisdictions across APAC and stewarding the business under the applicable legal and regulatory environment for the relevant area of coverage
  • Assist on legal, regulatory, product and sales related issues and initiatives in the Equities and Securities Financing business
  • Identify and mitigate legal risks; formulate and execute legal policies, procedures and controls to ensure the Group’s business is growing in a safe and sustainable manner

What you'll get in return
  • Qualified lawyer with minimum 5 years’ PQE at private practice and/or relevant in-house corporate experience with a financial institution
  • Strong transactional background in the derivatives field across the major jurisdictions
  • Sound legal knowledge and experience of corporate equities derivative: listed company shareholders / M&A transactions
  • Ability to handle complex legal issues independently
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Fluency in both English and Chinese

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. #1219423

Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Legal
Location
HongKong
Specialism
Legal
Ref:
1219423

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

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