VP, Legal Counsel, Leading International Asset Manager

Job Title: VP, Legal Counsel, Leading International Asset Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: SW17757_1538625867
Contact Name: Mudita Valakati
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Job Published: October 04, 2018 12:04

Job Description

Our client, a leading international 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 to the business on funds distribution and marketing; reviewing transaction documentation including offering documentation and distribution agreements and advising on regulatory issues, provide guidance on the company secretarial matters. 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.

The successful candidate will have circa 2-6 years' PQE with strong asset management and funds experience gained within a leading financial institution or a top Law firm. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required, fluency in Asian languages is desirable.

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.