Senior Legal Counsel, Global Asset Manager

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel, Global Asset Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: LM16020_1520822490
Contact Name: Mudita Valakati
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 12, 2018 10:41

Job Description

Our client, a leading international asset manager, is seeking a senior legal counsel to support their Hong Kong and Greater China businesses and to be part of their regional legal team. This role will be a key member of the Hong Kong team and will work very closely with the business managers.

Reporting to the Regional Head of Legal, this role will primarily focus on providing legal support to the business on funds distribution and marketing; reviewing transaction documentation including offering documentation and distribution agreements and advising on regulatory issues. Managing relationships with external counsel and regulators in North Asia. You will be part of a supportive regional team and still have scope to work independently and interact closely with the business.

The successful candidate will have circa 5-8 years' PQE with strong asset management experience gained within a leading financial institution or a top Law firm. Fluency in English and Mandarin is 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.

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