Legal Counsel (Hedge Fund) (8+ PQE)
Location Hong KongFULL_TIME
Consultant Johnny Hui
Date posted 25 May 2023hong-kong legal/corporate-law 2023-05-25 2023-07-24 legal Hong Kong HK Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.com.hk https://www.robertwalters.com.hk/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/square-logo.png true
I am currently representing a multi-strategy hedge fund in looking for an additional legal counsel to join their team. Keen to speak with lawyers over 8PQE with hedge fund experience.
- Advise on regulations relevant to investment management regimes in countries throughout Asia
- Lead all general corporate matters in the Asia region (e.g., entity formation, drafting governance documents, resolutions, etc.)
- Assist with the negotiation of trading documentation with trading counterparties and prime brokers; facilitate trading capabilities on various exchanges in Asia
- Coordinate AML/KYC onboarding with Asia-based trading counterparties
- Perform research, provide insight and make recommendations based on best practices
- Work with the Legal Team to review and interpret international, federal and local laws and regulations
- Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work both independently and in a highly collaborative environment, with good judgment regarding when to elevate issues
- Provide direct support to the Deputy General Counsel and General Counsel
- Qualified Solicitor with 8+ PQE
- Derivatives/trading document experience preferred
- Private transaction experience a plus but not required
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as negotiation experience
- Practical experience with legal matters in financial services industry is preferred
- Hedge fund and registered investment advisor experience strongly preferred
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