As part of PageGroup, Michael Page is a leading professional recruitment consultancy specialising in the recruitment of permanent, contract and temporary positions on behalf of the world's top employers. PageGroup operates through 155 offices in 35 countries worldwide. First established in London...
As part of PageGroup, Michael Page is a leading professional recruitment consultancy specialising in the recruitment of permanent, contract and temporary positions on behalf of the world's top employers. PageGroup operates through 155 offices in 35 countries worldwide. First established in London in 1976, we've been bringing jobseekers and employers together for more than 30 years. London listed, we opened our first Asian office in Hong Kong in 1994 and currently we have offices in all major business hubs across the APAC region, including Australia, Singapore, Tokyo, Malaysia, India, Taiwan, Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Pudong and Suzhou.

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Assistant Legal Counsel / Legal Counsel - Financial Institution

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 1 Year
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Legal Services
Job function Legal / Professional Services > Lawyer / Legal Services
Legal / Professional Services > Solicitor / Attorney
Banking / Finance > Legal / Compliance
Published On 10/11/2016
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A junior to mid level legal counsel opening has arisen with a stable financial institution.

Client Details

Our client is a stable financial institution with strong footwork in Hong Kong and China. The legal team is well established with little turnover, currently with 6 lawyers and eager to take on 1 new lawyer.

Description

Reporting to the Head of Legal and providing support to two senior counsels, you will support on OTC derivatives and capital market products, as well as related regulatory matters. You will draft/review/negotiate agreements and may receive exposure to non-products related work such as securities, futures, taxation and general corporate.

Profile

The successful candidate will possess at least 1 year's PQE, with exposure in ISDA / derivatives / other structured products. Whilst financial institution experience is useful, it is not mandatory. Prior experience working in China is highly regarded, as is a legal qualification in the PRC. Strong English and Chinese language skills including spoken Mandarin is required.

Job Offer

Stable work environment, good work life balance and excellent work exposure.

To apply online please click the Apply button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Olga Yung on +852 2848 4791