Senior Legal Counsel (Team Head), Global Banking Group

Job details

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: SLC/ERW012819
Posted: over 2 years ago

Job description

Our client is a leading global banking group which provides diversified financial products and services to global, regional and local corporate and individual clients.  It is now seeking to hire a senior legal counsel with strong corporate banking experience to join its Hong Kong office.  The Senior Legal Counsel will lead a small team of legal professionals in delivering effective solutions in relation to complex legal issues. 

  • Leading Global Bank
  • Team Head
  • Business-facing role

As a vital part of the corporate banking division, the successful candidate will be responsible for engaging with internal and external stakeholders to deliver a diverse range of legal services including managing and coordinating product specific legal advice, support and strategies; advising on and providing legal analysis on a range of transactional activities and reviewing, drafting and advising on relevant documentation.

To be successful in this role, you should be a Hong Kong qualified lawyer, with at least 8 years of post qualification experience in the financial service sector with experience working in a corporate banking environment.  Ideally you'll have experience in syndicated and bilateral loans and experience in managing a team of legal professionals (lawyers/paralegals).  English and Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese) proficiency is required for this role. 

If you are interested in finding out more about this career opportunity, please email your resume to Erica Wong,

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