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Legal Counsel, Leading Global Asset Manager

Job Title: Legal Counsel, Leading Global Asset Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: LM 18257_1550479506
Contact Name: Audrey Chang
Contact Email: achang@profileasia.com
Job Published: February 18, 2019 16:45

Job Description

Leading global asset manager is seeking a legal counsel to support their APAC businesses and to be part of their regional legal team. Reporting to the Regional Head of Legal, this role will primarily focus on providing legal support and regulatory advice to the asset management business on funds distribution and marketing; reviewing transaction documentation including offering documentation and distribution agreements and advising on regulatory issues. You will be part of a supportive regional team and still have scope to work independently and interact closely with the business, advising them on regulatory guidelines and policy aspects and managing relationships with external counsel and regulators.

The successful candidate will be a HK/ Common Law qualified lawyer with 7-10 years' PQE. Strong asset management and regulatory experience gained from leading asset managers or a top Law firm is required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, Cantonese and Mandarin are essential. This is a great opportunity for a lawyer to make a first move in-house. Good work-life balance on offer and a high quality of work.

For further details on this and similar positions & to have a confidential discussion please contact Laurence Munoz at lmunoz@profileasia.com .