Legal Counsel - Global Legal Legal Counsel - Global Legal …

HSBC
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
HSBC
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
HSBC
Legal Counsel - Global Legal
Some careers have more impact than others.

If you're looking for a career where you can make a real impression, join HSBC and discover how valued you'll be.

Global Legal plays an important role in protecting the Group's reputation by helping to future-proof the organisation through robust legal risk and issue advisory. Responsible for providing comprehensive legal advice to senior management and all global businesses and functions, the team offers a diverse range of legal skills, jurisdictional experience and practice specialisms across all countries and territories in which our businesses operate.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Legal Counsel.

Principal responsibilities

  • Playing a significant role in a team of negotiators to support the business in their documentation requirements
  • Effectively negotiating, executing, and handling in-scope documentation with the Group's external clients in the area of responsibility.
  • Ensuring key legal, regulatory and credit risks are addressed appropriately for the area of responsibility.
  • Conducting capacity, netting and collateral enforceability assessments across all counterparty types and business lines.
  • Managing internal projects in the roll out of new initiatives, such as the use of new databases or other internal systems, to address regulatory changes, standard template or policy updates.


Qualifications
Requirements

  • Legal background, qualified lawyer or law degree preferred, but not essential.
  • Experienced negotiator background in the derivatives field.
  • Experience in negotiating ISDA Master Agreements, GMRAs, GMSLAs and related or similar documentation.
  • Prior experience in a similar role.
  • Good written English skills a must; Mandarin Chinese and or Japanese language skills preferred, but not essential.

You'll achieve more when you join HSBC.


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