Legal Counsel Private Wealth Management, Leading Global Bank

Job Title: Legal Counsel Private Wealth Management, Leading Global Bank
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: LM18015_1538097745
Contact Name: Mudita Valakati
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 28, 2018 09:22

Job Description

The opportunity has arisen to join a well-respected legal team of a top tier bank focusing on Private Wealth Management. Reporting into the Regional Head of Private Wealth Management Legal, you will be responsible for providing legal support for the wealth management business in a broad generalist role including advising on structured products / derivatives, general lending and regulatory issues. The role will primarily involve supporting the Hong Kong business and the wider APAC region from time to time.

Interested candidates should have between 5 - 8 years pqe and experience gained from a top tier law firm or bank. Candidates will ideally have experience in one of the key focuses of the role - either structured products, general finance or financial services regulatory. Training and support will be provided and an interest in this area and an enquiring mindset is key. Excellent English language skills are required, as is the ability to read and be able to review Chinese documentation. Cantonese or Mandarin verbal languages skills. This would be an excellent first move in-house for a lawyer in private practice with experience in structured products / derivatives/ banking and finance exposure and an opportunity to join a large, respected and highly supportive environment. This is a growing and dynamic sector in Asia.

Interested candidates should contact Laurence Munoz at for a more detailed discussion.