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Legal Counsel (Manager Level)

AIA International Limited. Hong Kong
Posted 5 days ago Permanent Competitive
FIND YOUR 'BETTER' AT AIA

We don't simply believe in being 'The Best'. We believe in better - because there's no limit to how far 'better' can take us.

We believe in empowering every one of our people to find their 'better' - in the work they do, the career they build, the life they live and the difference they make. So that together we can support even more people - including our own - to live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.

If you believe in better, we'd love to hear from you.

About the Role

To assist Associate General Counsel in providing practical legal support and advice on broad range of corporate matters arising from the business and operations of the Company, as well as directly to business colleagues.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Legal Services Management

Support the legal function to deliver high quality and cost-effective legal services.
  • Advises the Company on legal/ regulatory issues and engages external counsel to advise on major legal issues.
  • Communicates frequently with supervisor to ensure alignment of Group Law's legal and regulatory policies and ensures such policies are properly executed.
  • Liaises and corresponds with external counsel, regulators , industry and trustee associations .
  • Liaises with Group Legal Team with respect to the implementation of Group-led legal and regulatory policies and group projects.
Legal Support

Advise business teams on legal matters and support project delivery through provision of:
  • legal support in the planning and execution of business initiatives/ operations;
  • legal analysis on questions arising from daily operations;
  • participation in committees/ task forces to ensure compliance with the applicable regulations, professional conduct rules and guidelines of the relevant regulators;
  • participation in department and team meetings/ Board meetings for good corporate governance ;
  • performing legal research;
  • drafting and reviewing legal documentation;
  • instructing external counsel within or outside Hong Kong;
  • working closely with Local Compliance and Risk Management teams on risk, regulatory and compliance related matters;
Other Responsibilities
  • Performs other responsibilities and duties as periodically assigned by supervisor.
Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Graduate of LLB/Bachelor of Law and admitted to practice Law in Hong Kong as a solicitor or counsel.
  • Minimum 4 years post-qualification experience (PQE) with a leading law firm or in an in-house legal position .
  • Strong corporate experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating various legal agreements.
  • Experience relating to pensions, funds management/ asset management or in the insurance or financial services industry preferred.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese.
  • Excellent presentation skills and inter-personnel skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and project management skills.
  • Possess business acumen, be innovative but detail-oriented and self-driven.
  • Ability to work independently and as a teammate for the assigned job responsibilities.
  • Ability to deal with and handle multiple and changing priorities.
  • Required to obtain relevant licence if your job involves in regulated activities.
Build a career with us as we help our customers and the community live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.

You must provide all requested information, including Personal Data, to be considered for this career opportunity. Failure to provide such information may influence the processing and outcome of your application. You are responsible for ensuring that the information you submit is accurate and up-to-date.
Job ID  JR-48075
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