Senior Legal Counsel, Global Insurance Firm

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel, Global Insurance Firm
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: LM16570_1510125428
Contact Name: Mudita Valakati
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 08, 2017 15:17

Job Description

Our client, a leading international Insurance and financial services group, is seeking a Senior Legal counsel to be an integral part of their regulatory legal team and assist in supporting their busy Hong Kong and Macau insurance operations.

In addition to managing the regulatory legal team and providing legal support to the senior management, Counsel will be responsible for providing legal support and advise on regulatory aspects of the company and its subsidiaries, advising and driving changes on new regulatory initiatives, projects, policies and help business to adapt to the new regulatory environment.

The Counsel will ensure that the business is compliant with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements.

The ideal candidate will have :

  • Minimum 10 years PQE - top law firm training and ideally in-house insurance experience or regulatory experience in a financial services firm.
  • Well versed in Hong Kong regulations and guidelines stipulated by HKMA, OCI, MPFA and AMCM
  • Well versed with CRS, FATCA and other related regulatory reporting.
  • High degree of proficiency in the English and Chinese languages (written and spoken)
  • Able to work independently and also manage a team
  • Being customer centric while protecting the Company's interests

This could be a great opportunity for a regulatory lawyer in financial services business to explore the very stable and growing Insurance sector.

For further details and a confidential discussion please contact Mudita Valakati on or +852 3589 6862.