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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Head of Legal & Compliance - Financial Services

Job level Senior
Work exp No work experience
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Legal Services
Job function Legal / Professional Services > Legal & Compliance
Legal / Professional Services > Lawyer / Legal Services
Banking / Finance > Legal / Compliance
Published On 05/10/2016
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Great opportunity to enter a growing investment group for an experienced legal and compliance candidate to manage a team of Company Secretaries and Compliance professionals.

Client Details

Our client is a leading group with diverse business lines including structured finance, asset management, securities and corporate finance.

Description
  • Offer legal advice to the different business units on legal issues on investments, deals and setting up of funds
  • Draft legal documents such as: terms sheets, internal/external contracts for the Group
  • Give legal advice on different initiatives and escalate any potential risks to the Board
  • Advise internal parties on compliance issues such as: AML, KYC and regulatory issues
  • Manage the licensing matters and act as the contact for the SFC
  • Required to supervise Company Secretaries in a range of duties and ensure corporate governance adheres with relevant laws and regulations


Profile
  • University degree, preferably in Law with HKICS membership is a plus
  • At least 8 years' of relevant legal, compliance experience gained from sizeable financial institution
  • Solid knowledge of compliance requirements in HK/APAC region
  • Able to work as a team player, and co-ordinate well with internal stakeholders
  • Good level of English, Cantonese and Mandarin


Job Offer

Rare opportunity to gain excellent exposure and to work with high calibre individuals. Competitive remuneration.

To apply online please click the Apply button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Kamil Butt on +852 2848 4798