Managing Counsel - Corporate Governance - Leading US Bank

Your New Company

Our client is an American international investment company that provides investment management, wealth management and investment services to help institutions and individuals succeed in markets. Our client currently operates in 30+ countries across North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America with over 48,000 employees globally. Our client is seeking for a Managing Counsel to join its legal department in the APAC region, reporting to the Managing Director, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary based in New York. This is an exciting opportunity for qualified lawyers to take up a hybrid role between corporate goverance and legal.

Your New Role

The Counsel's primary role will be to provide Company Secretary oversight, management, coverage and advice for all APAC legal entities for the business. Acting as regional company secretary. you would be serving as liaison with outside law firms, and represents the company in relation to local company registries and related local government licensing departments. You would also be serving as the in-house legal counsel providing legal advice to senior management and others regarding governance proposals or anticipated actions, as well as preparing pertinent reports including maintenance and implementation of policies and procedures.

What you will need to succeed

The ideal candidate must be Hong Kong Kong or Common law qualified with 12+ years PQE. Both private practice and in-house experience with a strong focus on corporate government and/or regulatory matters. He/she must have an demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on collaboration. Proficiency speaking and reading Chinese would be preferred but not mandatory.

What you will get in return

This is an excellent opportunity for mid-senior lawyers to take on a hybrid role between corporate governance and legal. The client offers stable working environment, work life balance, and attractive salary package with discretionary bonus for the right candidate.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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