Junior Legal Counsel, Global Asset Manager

Job Title: Junior Legal Counsel, Global Asset Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: SW 17899_1554775078
Contact Name: Audrey Chang
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 09, 2019 09:57

Job Description

Global asset manager is looking to add a junior lawyer to join their legal team. You will be responsible for reviewing, negotiating and commenting on a wide range of documentation including investment management agreements, confidentiality agreements and general corporate contracts. You will also be responsible for assisting with any legal matters relating to the PRC market (such as mutual recognition of funds, QDLP, PFM etc).

The successful candidate will be a Hong Kong qualified lawyer with 1-4 PQE gained within the asset management / funds space. Lawyers with general corporate experience gained with leading international law firms with an interest to reskill in funds will also be considered. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required - fluency in spoken and written Chinese is a prerequisite.

In return, you will be joining a leading global asset manager as part of a collegiate legal team. This role will offer a good work life balance and great working environment. This is a great opportunity for a smart, bright lawyer in private practice to make their first move in-house.