Senior Legal Counsel, Retail and Commercial Banking

Excellent role for seasoned banking lawyers!

Hong Kong

Your new company

Our client is a regional bank based in Hong Kong that is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Retail and Commercial Banking lawyer to join their team. The successful candidate will provide strategic legal advice and support to their business operations whilst leading a small team.

Your new role

  • Provide expert legal advice and support to our retail and commercial banking operations.
  • Draft and review legal documents, including loan agreements, security documents, and other contracts.
  • Advise on regulatory matters related to retail and commercial banking operations.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis on various banking laws and regulations.
  • Manage external legal counsel and provide guidance and support as needed.
  • Collaborate with other departments within the organisation to ensure compliance with legal requirements and best practices.
  • Participate in negotiations with customers, vendors, and other parties as needed.
  • Provide training and guidance to junior legal team members.

  • Qualified lawyer in Hong Kong with at least 10+ years of experience as a lawyer, with significant experience in retail and commercial banking law
  • Extensive experience in drafting and negotiating retail and commercial banking agreements and other legal documents.
  • Strong knowledge of banking regulations and industry practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team of legal professionals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with colleagues across different functions and levels.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think strategically and provide practical solutions to complex legal issues.
  • Fluency in English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) is essential.

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



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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