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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Legal Counsel / Senior Legal Counsel - Financial Institution

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 3 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Legal Services
Job function Legal / Professional Services > Lawyer / Legal Services
Banking / Finance > Legal / Compliance
Legal / Professional Services > Solicitor / Attorney
Published On 10/11/2016
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A well established financial institution is seeking for an equity derivatives lawyer to join the team, as a new headcount.

Client Details

Our client is one of the leaders within the securities industry, being a full service house with established businesses across IBD, Asset Management, Securities, Brokerage and Financing.

Description

As business has been performing well, the legal team is seeking to take on a new products lawyer with good exposure in equity derivatives matters. Joining a team of 3, you will look after a variety of fixed income and equity products including cash, OTC, structured notes and equity derivatives. You will provide legal and regulatory support on complex and innovative structures, ensuring compliance with local regulatory guideline with SFO and HK Listing Rules, as well as PRC cross border regulations such as QFII, QDII and stock-connect. You can rely on assistance from external counsels on complex transactions.

Profile

The ideal candidate will possess at least 2 to 3 years relevant experience within the area of products, and good working knowledge of equity derivatives is ideal. Both experience obtained within in house or law firms will be highly regarded. Chinese language skills are preferred though not mandatory. This position is open to lawyers from junior to senior level, and the successful candidate will be awarded with a role in line with their seniority.

Job Offer

Very competitive salary and bonus rewards. Opportunity to join a well established organization which is continually growing and improving.

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