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Legal Counsel, Fintech

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 4 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Not Specified
Employment type Full Time
Industry Legal Services
Job function Legal / Professional Services > Lawyer / Legal Services
Legal / Professional Services > Legal & Compliance
Legal / Professional Services > Paralegal / Legal support
Published On 07/11/2019

In-house legal position looking for a lawyer with retail banking or financial institution experience

Hong Kong

Your new company

Our client is a FinTech company that aims to bring joy to everyone's financial journey. They strive to improve people's lives by reinventing financial services through game-changing technology. They are now looking for an energetic and passionate banking lawyer to join their team.

Your new role

This is a legal and compliance role focused on matters relating to the banking business of the FinTech group. You are expected to bring experience and technical expertise to the team.

  • Provide legal, regulatory and compliance advice relating to the day to day business operations of the group
  • Provide legal and regulatory advice on financing transactions, draft, review and manage contracts and related legal and transactional documentations
  • Oversee corporate secretarial matters for the Group companies, including managing external company secretarial service providers
  • Coordinate and manage external counsels and other service providers
 

What you'll need to succeed

  • At least 4 years' PQE, with HK qualification (candidates with less experience will be considered for the position of Legal Counsel)
  • Solid legal training at international law firms
  • Solid general corporate or banking financing experience, with regulatory and compliance exposure being a distinct advantage
  • English, Cantonese and business Mandarin preferred


What you'll get in return

You'll be offered a competitive salary plus discretionary bonus and the chance to work directly with the General Counsel. Your new line manager is someone we know very well and have nothing but great things to say about her. Training will be offered as part of the on boarding process to help support you to effectively and quickly get started and maximize your performance.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or for further information and a confidential discussion on this role or to find out about more opportunities in the in-house legal space, please contact Adrian Lam at Hays on +852 2230 7432.