Job title: Legal Counsel (Trusts/DCM)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Hong Kong
  • LEGAL: In-house (Financial Services)
  • Lawyer (Solicitor/Attorney)
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 07-02-2018
Job ID: 33223
Contact name: Annie Tang
Phone number: +852 2810 9077
Contact email:

Job Description

Based in Hong Kong and reporting to the regional General Counsel of this global Bank, you will:

  • Sit on various committees relating to the Bank's corporate trust business
  • Manage the advice sought from external law firms, and may represent the Bank in litigious matters and advise management and others regarding proposals or anticipated actions
  • Review corporate trust documentation and advise bank officers in the corporate trust business units on negotiations thereon
  • Assist in handling a portfolio of legal issues, supporting internal stakeholders, relevant to issues affecting the assigned entity.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with various business areas to gather information related to legal matters or due diligence activities.


To qualify, you should have:

  • Qualification as a Solicitor in either Hong Kong or England and Wales or other common law jurisdiction
  • 5-7 years PQE working in a reputable international firm (English or US) in the debt capital markets practice and/or in-house
  • Client secondment with a bank or financial institution is preferred
  • Experience must include debt capital markets transactions, including corporate trust and banking
  • Fluency in English is necessary and Mandarin would be advantageous