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Legal - B&F Associate - Hong Kong

  • Location

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Ryan Hutchison

  • Contact email:

    ryan.hutchison@talascendint.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH92890_1628073283

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-03

  • Startdate:

    As soon as possible

  • Consultant:

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Our client is a leading global law firm with a long established history and clear strategy for future growth. They are fully commited to providing exceptional standards of service, and as such, have become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law.
Currently looking to hire a B&F Associate for their Finance team based in Hong Kong. Their derivatives team sits under the Global Markets practice, covering a full spectrum in the derivatives area, encompassing all classes of over-the-counter derivatives, repos, securities lending, repackaging, credit-linked notes and structured products.
The firm is looking to make a long term investment in a strong mid-level lawyer who is similarly looking to make a long term career commitment.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

  • Drafting and reviewing of legal documents;
  • Advising clients and preparing formal legal opinions;
  • Negotiating with counter parties;
  • Matter completion and post-closing work;
  • Providing structured supervision and on-the-job training to juniors;
  • Participating in business development and networking activities; and
  • Contributing to department know-how.
  • Legal qualification in Hong Kong and/or England and Wales;
  • 2-4 years of post-qualification experience in derivatives gained within a reputable international law firm;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; fluency in Chinese is desirable but not a must;
  • Superior drafting ability;
  • A commercial approach and an ability to articulate and negotiate effectively;
  • Strong attention to detail with well-developed analytical skills;
  • An enthusiastic team player who can provide leadership and mentoring to juniors whilst also work independently; and
  • A proactive, positive and energetic approach with a commitment to providing excellent service, and a desire to interact with the market and build client relationships.