Global General Counsel, Financial Services Firm, Beijing

Job Title: Global General Counsel, Financial Services Firm, Beijing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Beijing,
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: LM1004312_1491960528
Contact Name: Mudita Valakati
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 12, 2017 09:28

Job Description

Pre-eminent PRC Financial services firm with international operations is seeking a General Counsel to lead their legal services department and provide the Board with strong legal, commercial and strategic support. The GC will be responsible for managing an extensive legal function, provide strategic leadership support, commercial legal advice, manage corporate transactions and relationships with the regulators. The successful candidate will take the group through their IPO.

Candidates must have:

  • Over 20 years' pqe,
  • Excellent academic background and Corporate law experience gained in a top law firm,
  • Experience gained advising large domestic / international organisations either as a client or in-house adviser.
  • Native mandarin speaker;
  • Experience dealing with Chinese regulators

Ideally this candidate will have acted as a GC in another organisation or is a Partner of a law firm and have experience taking organisations through an international listing. Candidate must have a strong understanding of the financial services industry in the PRC. International experience will be well viewed, and native Mandarin is a must. Applications from returning lawyers currently working in Hong Kong or the States will be considered and a relocation package will be offered.