Legal Counsel - Digital Banking - Fast-Growing Fintech Startup

Your New Company

Our client is a fast-growing fintech digital banking platform founded by two intelligent and seasoned British ex-bankers in 2016. Due to rapid expansion of the business. Our client has a newly created headcount for a Legal Counsel to join their business here in Hong Kong. This is an exciting opportunity for seasoned and innovative lawyers to take a non-traditional legal career path and be part of an entrepreneurial working environment.

Your New Role

As a standalone Counsel, you would be responsible for a full range of corporate and commercial legal matters, including drafting and reviewing operational legal documents, commercial contracts and providing support to internal corporate policies and new business initiatives. You would also act as a trusted legal advisor to the business and advise on regulatory matters in both local and overseas and cross-border context. Last but not least, you would also take lead in managing corporate transactions, technology licensing, cross-border payments, digital banking and any relevant matter arise from the daily operation of the business.

What you will need to succeed

The ideal candidate must be Hong Kong Kong or Common law qualified with 5+ years PQE. Fintech regulatory / banking / cross-border payments experience gained from private practice or in-house is highly preferred. He/she must also be keen to be part of entrepreneurial and fast-moving environment. Chinese is not mandatory for this position.

What you will get in return

This is an excellent opportunity for mid level lawyer to move his/her first move in-house, and to be part of an entrepreneurial and fast-moving environment. The client offers attractive salary package with for the right candidate.

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