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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 - Sizeable Financial Institution

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 8 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Within 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 18/09/2019
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This is a Head of Legal & Compliance position with a listed financial institution group, without MIC responsibilities.

Client Details

Our client is a listed financial institution with key businesses in investments, securities advisory, brokerage and underwriting services and asset management activities in Hong Kong, PRC and globally, with licenses for Type 1, 2, 4, and 9 Regulated Activities under the SFO in Hong Kong). Well established and with good stability, they are currently seeking to take on a Head of Legal to replace the existing incumbent.

Description

Overseeing both legal and compliance and reporting to senior management, you will look after all legal matters for the group including the drafting, reviewing and commenting on legal documents for complex finance and capital market transactions. You will also be part of the investment committee (attending investment committee meetings to advise on legal issues and vote on investment decisions. On the compliance front, you will oversee company announcements and Hong Kong Listing Rules compliance, as well as to ensure the company is in compliance with HK SFC Type 1, 2, 4, and 9 Regulated Activities, including regulatory inspections and investigations.

Profile

The successful candidate will be a senior lawyer with at least 10 years' relevant experience, ideally with experience working with similar financial institutions. Exposure to SFC Type 4 and 9 work is preferred, as is with experience working with organizations which has an established securities desk and asset management business. Good interpersonal skills is required to work with both internal and external stakeholders, as well as the ability to lead a team. Strong English and Chinese language skills are required.

Job Offer

Attractive remuneration and excellent management team.

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