Legal Counsel (HK) – Online Banking


Job ref.:

19 Dec 2019


Hong Kong




The client:

  • A market leading virtual bank

What can the client offer?

  • Valuable experience from a market leader with excellent career path
  • Energetic and very good working environment

What are your responsibilities?

  • Responsible for the legal support and provide advice to the banking team on a wide variety of legal and regulatory matters
  • Perform negotiation on various contracts and business agreements with clients and business partners
  • Conduct legal analysis on new product and banking service initiatives and analysis on legal and regulatory developments
  • Review and draft wide range of agreements relating to commercial banking, wealth management, funds products and other banking services
  • Work closely with various parties including liaison with counterparties, external counsels and other professional parties
  • Manage legal policies and procedures for the online banking business

What skills/ qualification will you need?

  • Bachelor holder in LLB
  • US or common law qualified lawyer
  • Minimum 10 years of working experience including at least 3 years of experience from major bank
  • Candidates with both international law firm and in-house experience in banking industries are highly preferred
  • Good command in English and Chinese (both spoken Mandarin and written Chinese)
  • Extensive regulatory/compliance knowledge and skills, especially in relation to banking business and the relevant regulations in Hong Kong
  • Willing to traveling to China

Who would be suitable for the position?

  • Highly motivated self-starter and good team player with excellent project      management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines and to work independently in a rapid changing environment

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