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Banking and Finance Lawyer - Legal Department

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A leading commercial bank is looking for a Banking and Finance Lawyer (12 months FTC) to join their legal department. We are keen to speak to candidates with 5 years of PQE with in-house experience within financial institutions. Candidates must be fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, and English.

Job Descriptions:

  • Assist in the review and drafting of loan, facility and security documents including LMA and standard terms and conditions.
  • Advise on a wide spectrum of financing and lending products and business initiatives including trade finance, syndication.
  • Proactively identify issues related to the wholesale banking business and provide commercially pragmatic advice
  • Support the business at all stages of transactions from structuring, negotiation and signing through to disputes and recoveries.
  • Review manuals, policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate with local counsel in various jurisdictions on legal and regulatory issues for the wholesale banking business.

Requirements:

  • University graduate and Hong Kong or other common law jurisdiction admitted lawyer with about 5-6 years of post qualification experience.
  • Experience in banking/finance law with in-house experience with financial institutions is advantageous.
  • Knowledge in derivatives, structured finance or debt finance is beneficial.
  • Ability to work independently and escalate appropriately when necessary.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills who can confidently communicate with various stakeholders.
  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English and Chinese.

Contract Type: TEMPORARY

Specialism: Legal & Compliance

Focus: Financial Services

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Central and Western District

Job Reference: C05015-490301F1

Date posted: 04 July 2024

Consultant: June Kwong

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