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Job

Virtual Bank - Legal Counsel

  • Location

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Winifred Tsang

  • Contact email:

    w.tsang@hamlynwilliams.com

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

My client is a well-known local virtual bank focusing on retail banking services. They are currently looking for a legal counsel to provide legal advisory service to the business units and products.

The role is a senior role that reports to the Chief Compliance Officer. It would be a great opportunity for moving into in-house with a stable working environment and opportunities to explore all-rounded banking legal issues.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Advise management and business/support units on legal issues
  • Draft, review, and comment on legal documents  
  • Keep updated on legislative changes including but not limited to loan documentation, security documentation and other banking-related documentation
  • Assist in maintaining and updating legal policies and procedures
  • Liaise with external counsels to manage access to specialized legal services

 

Requirements:

  • A qualified lawyer with minimum 4 years of PQE, preferably gained in the banking or finance team of a law firm
  • Knowledgeable of the banking industry practices and relevant legislations
  • Strong legal documentation and contract experience
  • Ability to work independently with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English and Chinese

 

For interested parties, please contact Winifred at +852 2777 6277 or w.tsang@hamlynwilliams.com for further discussions.

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