IN-HOUSE LAWYER (PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FIRM): 7+ PQE

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Star Anise Limited
  • 21 Feb 19

This international professional services firm with regional offices is looking for an in-house legal counsel to report to a Partner

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with regional partners and finance heads regarding the firm's risk and compliance matters
  • Be the first point of contact regarding professional regulations, engagement letters and conflicts of interest and any other liabilities arising with clients or third parties
  • Handle issues and notifications regarding professional indemnity insurance
  • Advise colleagues on confidentiality as well as anti-money laundering and anti-bribery and corruption matters
  • Provide internal risk and compliance training about the firm's regional and global policies as well as relevant regulations
  • Advise partners and colleagues on local country risk and compliance matters
  • Work closely with money laundering reporting officers in the region
  • Keeping up to date with local and international regulatory and market developments

 

To qualify, you should be:

  • Admitted to practice in a common law jurisdiction with at least 7+ years of PQE
  • Experience of working with a regulator would be highly regarded
  • A team player and people person with a keen interest to work in a multi-cultural environment and the ability to train colleagues is required as well as be passionate about risk
  • Mandarin is advantageous, however, not essential

 

To apply, please contact Annie Tang for a confidential discussion at +852 2810 9077 quoting job reference number AT. 33698. To visit more Legal, Compliance and Risk management jobs please check www.staranise.com.hk.

 

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