AVP, Legal Counsel

Superb in-house transactional role for first time lawyers to make a move!

Your new company
Our client is a leading full-line securities company in Japan covering all client segments with a broad range of financial products and services through its international network.

Your new role
  • Review, negotiate, draft and standardize legal documentation, transaction agreements in relation to M&A, equity and debt capital market instruments, fixed-income securities, as well as other commercial terms and contracts
  • Provide legal advice and support to the business and product teams by identifying and managing various corporate, legal, and regulatory matters associated with secondary capital market transactions.
  • Stay abreast of regulatory developments and identify potential compliance issues that impact the company's strategy and corporate initiatives
  • Oversee relationships with outside counsel and legal services with instructions to advise and act on legal matters
  • Liaise with Compliance and Company Secretarial teams in developing and maintaining corporate policies and procedures to eliminate the risk of non-compliance with applicable law and regulation requirements

What you'll need to succeed
  • Qualified solicitor in Hong Kong from 0 to 3 PQE from reputable law firms or financial institutions
  • Solid knowledge or experience in securities regulations and general corporate legal matters
  • Strong commercial acumen, diligent and detail-minded
  • Excellent team player, good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good command of written and spoken English

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 or email adrian.lam@hays.com.hk. #1244159


Job Type
Banking & Financial Services

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Adrian Lam, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hong Kong
6604-06,66/F, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon

Telephone: +85222307432

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