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Legal Counsel, Fixed Income & Derivatives

  • Location:

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    JiaXin How

  • Contact email:

    JiaXin.How@astral-legal.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-032023-201285_1678760374

  • Published:

    44 Minuten her

  • Expiry date:

    2023-04-13

A reputable international banking group is currently looking for a Legal Counsel to be a part of their Derivatives and Securities Legal team, reporting directly to the APAC Head while working collaborating with a wider team. In this role, you will be working closely with both front office and support functions to provide transactions legal support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing legal advice and managing legal risks for the Commodities, Fixed Income and Derivative business in APAC as well as Securities Products
  • Cooperate with external advisers and legal colleagues to draft, review and/or comments non-disclosure agreements, transaction contract documentations and other miscellaneous documentations
  • Advise internal stakeholders on several matters including but not limited to contract documentations and procedures and legal and regulatory issues affecting the transactions or business
  • Monitor and update the business on legal and regulatory developments affecting the products and assist the bank managing regulatory changes in APAC
  • Design and contribute to the educating and training programmes of Derivative and Securities Legal department

Skills & Requirements:

  • Common Law Qualified Lawyer with at least 3 PQE
  • Knowledgeable in fixed income or derivatives or securitized products gained from a reputable law firm or global financial institution
  • Fluency in English is a must and proficiency in Mandarin or Cantonese would be an advantage
  • Excellent negotiation, writing and communication skills
  • Possess strong technical legal and analytic skills paired with a commercial mind set and solution focused approach

If you are interested, please click "Apply" above or please contact JJ How via jj.how@astral-legal.com for a confidential discussion

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