Team Lead, Legal - Private Equity - Hong Kong

  • up to HKD 2 million per annum
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PeopleSearch
  • 09 Nov 18

This leading Private Equity firm is seeking a Common Law qualified PE lawyer to cover its private investment activities in Asia from a base in Hong Kong. You will report directly to the Asia Head of Legal and Risk Management and be responsible for providing legal support on commercial, corporate, regulatory and internal policy matters, in addition to working on private investment product distribution. Selected candidates can expect total annual salary of up to HKD 2 million per annum.

Your responsibilities:

  • Assist in filings with SFC and equivalents in other jurisdiction, implementation of requirements of licensed activities
  • Develop and deliver compliance training and provide compliance advice to staff
  • Keep up-to-date on regulatory initiatives and developments in Hong Kong and all relevant jurisdictions, review regulatory updates from SFC, perform researches / analysis on impact on business and take actions to implement changes in requirements pertaining to compliance
  • Follow up with/draft investment or fund setup documentations. Process company secretarial matters for funds and investment managers

You are expected to have:

  • You must have 8 years’ PQE in private equity or general acquisition projects at a top-tier law firm or a leading financial institution
  • Familiarity with SFC Types 4 and 9 licenses
  • A good team player with the ability to resolve disputes in a fast-paced corporate environment is sought
  • Strong drafting and negotiation skills are mandatory as well as excellent command of English; fluency in Chinese is highly desirable but not essential for communication with regional stakeholders

To apply online, please click on the link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please contact Ng Se Wei on email sewei@pplesearch.com