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 - Established Asset Management House

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 4 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Legal Services
Job function Banking / Finance > Legal / Compliance
Legal / Professional Services > Lawyer / Legal Services
Legal / Professional Services > Solicitor / Attorney
Published On 18/09/2019
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A newly created role has arisen with a leading asset management player. The role reports to the General Counsel with exposure to a variety of PE, M&A transactions, financing matters as well as funds formation work.

Client Details

Our client is a sizeable fund management platform which strong backing. Company is well established in Hong Kong with over 100 employees, being a subsidiary company under an extremely established conglomerate. The company is excellent in managing private equity funds and other investment vehicles in BVI, Cayman Islands and China mostly investing in the group company as well as other related business also, namely, consumer goods, power, cement, gas, pharmaceuticals and real estate.

Description

Reporting to the General Counsel, you will work in a small team of 3 lawyers and 1 paralegal, covering a range of legal matters including assessing legal risk associated with and giving internal advice on legal structure and issues of private equity investment transactions in Hong Kong and oversea, reviewing and negotiating various documentation for private equity investment transactions in Hong Kong and oversea with assistance from external counsels, as well as reviewing and negotiating various engagement agreements with various service providers of our managed funds and our own. You will also look after company secretarial matters of Hong Kong and oversea investment vehicles under the group company's local and overseas subsidiaries. You will set up and monitor the implementation of internal policies & procedure as may be required internally, and prepare various internal approval memorandums.

Profile

The successful candidate will possess at least 3 years' PQE being common law qualified, with good experience gained in the areas of private equity and M&A. Any experience in financing and/or funds formation is useful though not mandatory. Strong transactional experience is required as is the ability to work in a commercial environment where you will prioroitize the company's best interest whilst ensuring the company is in compliance with regulatory guidelines. Strong English and Putonghua skills is required.

Job Offer

Attractive remuneration and upside of bonuses, as well as 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