A well known commercial law firm in Hong Kong is expanding its investment funds team. Applications are invited from funds lawyers with between 2-5 Years PQE to assist the lead partner on advising on the structure and creation of (institutional) private investment funds, particularly hedge and private equity funds. Clients include PRC and Hong Kong private equity firms, fund managers and asset management firms.
In addition there will be opportunities to advise institutional clients on a variety of funds related matters, including private placement regulations and compliance in multiple jurisdictions, ISDA, prime brokerage and other similar agreements, as well as downstream investments for private equity firms.
To qualify, candidates should be qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong or another common law jurisdiction with between 2-5 years PQE working in the funds team. Fluent English together with fluency in written and spoken Chinese are preferred. Funds lawyers currently in an in-house legal or offshore law firm position and interested in a return to an onshore private practice environment would gladly be considered, as would retail funds lawyers interested in branching out into institutional funds work.