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Reed Legal is part of REED, one of the largest independent recruitment agencies in the world. We work with all organisations ranging from niche legal practices to regional, national and international law firms and corporate organisations.
Our consultants are legal specialists and are committed to providing innovative recruitment services, no matter what the individual requirement or sector specialisation. We recruit across a wide range of disciplines and cater for all levels of experience from legal secretaries, legal assistants to solicitors and partners.
Reed Legal clients and candidates benefit from the in-depth knowledge needed to meet exacting recruitments of the legal sector, while enjoying the additional benefits of working with the REED global network spanning Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.
Our expertise and unprecedented access to a talent database of over 9 million professionals will ensure that we can quickly find and match the right talent to the right role every time.
Reed Legal sources talent for all in-house, private practice, intellectual property, legal compliance and government affairs roles including:
Legal - Compliance
We are able to adopt a range of methodologies which can be tailored to provide you with a bespoke service appropriate to your needs. On each occasion, we will take a detailed brief to ensure we understand everything about you, your organisation and how your potential hire will be expected to contribute – as well as the professional competencies, personal characteristics and leadership qualities you require.
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26 jobs in Hong Kong
Reporting to the Head of Legal, the legal counsel will cover a wide spectrum of legal documents and transactions with regard to various financial products and services including fixed income, currencies and commodities.
The ideal candidate will be a qualified lawyer with 3 – 8 years of post qualification experience in a leading Banking & Finance, or Debt Capital Markets practice. He/she must be self-motivated, with a “can do” attitude and have excellent communication skills in English and Chinese
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
As a Company Secretary, you will report to Financial Controller and responsible for all listed company’s secretarial and compliance matters, in charge of investors relationship, responsible for annual and interim financial reporting and support corporate governance issues and other projects. To be specifically, you are required to handling all the documents in relation to bond issue, corporate finance or any special projects, you are supposed to provide advice to the board and the management team of the new corporate governance requirements and ensuring proper and timely compliance with the Hong Kong Listing Rules and other regulatory requirements. You are the key contact person to Liaise directly with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and communicate with the Company’s Counsel for the group’s day-to-day legal matters.
Desired Skills and Experience:
To consider this role, you must be a degree holder and HKISCA/HKICS or equivalent qualifications. We hope you have at least 5 years hands-on experience in company secretarial duties from listed companies (property developers is a big plus) / professional firms and you should have experienced in preparation of Annual Report, Circular, Press Announcement; Stock Exchange’s filings and corporate governance report. You should speak Mandarin and Cantonese very good and have excellent English drafting skills. Immediately availability/short notice is an advantage.
The successful candidate will advise business on a wide spectrum of general corporate and commercial matters including mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, employment, tax and other general corporate issues. He/she will also advise on broad ranging commercial agreements such as joint venture agreements, distribution agreements, and licensing agreements etc.
The successful candidate will be a Hong Kong qualified lawyer preferably also admitted to practice in the UK and will have at least 3 years of post-qualification experience in a leading corporate practice with experience in cross-border transactions. He/she must be proficient in written and spoken English and Mandarin and be able to adapt to an entrepreneurial environment.
The Senior Risk Analyst will perform assessment, analysis and monitoring on various risk figures and will consolidate and analyse the relevant market data, client portfolio, trading patterns, platform, and Bloomberg where appropriate. He/she will also prepare various risk reports, develop risk analytics for default management, as well as implement and enhance risk management policy to ensure relevance of the firm’s risk framework and regulatory changes.
The ideal candidate will hold a degree or above, preferably be a certified FRM or a chartered CFA, with around 4-8 years of experience in market/credit risk and have a good understanding of the OTC derivatives markets. He/she must have strong financial analysis skills, specifically in fundamental risk analysis and deep dive analytical work, as well as Excellent communication skills in English.
He/she will be responsible for the implementation and enhancement of compliance management programs to ensure that any development and change of legislative requirements are identified, evaluated and met, and will compile and prepare regular reports of such to the global compliance teams, Board of Directors as well as other relevant business units. He/she will also provide compliance support on new business initiatives such as due diligence of counter parties for different corporate transactions and partnership arrangements, and provide compliance training and promote the overall compliance culture of the company.
The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor Degree or above with at least 10 years of relevant compliance experiences preferably gained with an international bank/asset manager/insurer/a regulatory body in Hong Kong. He/she will be able to manage a team of staff and will be proficient in both spoken and written English and will be able to read and speak Chinese fluently.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
As a Company Secretary, you will report to Executive Director and responsible for all listed company’s secretarial and compliance matters, in charge of investors relationship, responsible for annual and interim financial reporting and support corporate governance issues and other projects (M&A, investment,etc)
Desired Skills and Experience:
To consider this role, you must be a degree holder and HKICPA/HKICS or equivalent qualifications. We hope you have hands-on experience in company secretarial duties from listed companies / professional firms and have good knowledge on Hong Kong listing rules [and Hong Kong Accounting Standards]. You should speak Mandarin and Cantonese very good and have excellent English drafting skills. Immediately availability/short notice is an advantage.
This is an advisory role. The successful candidate will proactively provide high-quality and timely compliance advice and recommendations to the bank’s wealth management (including insurance) department and will appropriately implement compliance controls and guidelines with regard to all regulatory requirements applicable to the business and its product and services including investments, deposits, insurance and financing etc.
The ideal candidate will have at least 8 years of relevant compliance experience with sound knowledge of and background in financial services in the retail banking sector and the associated regulatory requirements, particularly in the area of insurance, banking and investments. He/she will have good people management and organizational skills and will be an excellent communicator both verbally and written, in English and Chinese.
• Developing, enhancing and maintaining robust market risk models
• Identifying market risk factors for various financial products (derivatives) and building mathematical models to capture their economic and statistical characteristics
• Implementing, testing and producing models and analytics
• Performing exotic structure pricing analyses, risk and capital impact analyses
• Interacting with different business units in various areas of the firm to explain the results of the models and analytics and providing quantitative advice
• Master’s degree or above in Mathematics, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, or related
• Strong quantitative skills with excellent command of mathematics, modeling and numerical techniques
• Good knowledge of statistics and different programming languages such as Java, C++ etc.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Chinese – ability to explain complex quantitative concepts to a non-technical audience
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a corporate lawyer to join this company and play a key role in driving this already successful business forward. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the business on all areas of corporate matters including providing legal advice for capital structuring, mergers and acquisition, financing and all other matters related to the Company's activities across the region. He/she will also draft, review and negotiate a wide array of commercial agreements; oversee intercompany financial transactions; participate in due diligence reviews; identify potential legal risks and offer legal solutions that are aligned with corporate standards.
The ideal candidate will be a Hong Kong qualified lawyer with over 3 years of post-qualification experience in corporate law gained with a leading international law firm or in the legal department of a multinational corporation. He/she must have good academic credentials, demonstrated business acumen and superior drafting and negotiating skills in English as well as strong ability in speaking and reading Chinese (Mandarin) with excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills.
An exciting job opportunity has arisen within the company’s legal team - the team is seeking to hire an additional lawyer. The position is open for both in-house and private practice lawyers with more than 2 years of post-qualification experience in banking and finance, or general corporate and commercial laws.
The successful candidate will be a city firm trained and qualified lawyer and will have excellent legal drafting and negotiation skills in English with Chinese reading ability. He/she will have broad corporate/commercial law experience including reviewing and advising on a variety of commercial agreements, and have a sound understanding of the financial services industry including basic knowledge of financial investment and products.
The successful candidate will work as a trusted advisor to the business and will provide legal advice and support to a full spectrum of general corporate and commercial matters. This will include advising on product and service development, launch and the related regulatory issues; drafting, reviewing and negotiating broad ranging commercial contracts and agreements; managing external lawyers; monitoring and analysing regulatory developments and the related implications and impacts; and working closely with internal and external stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will be a Hong Kong qualified lawyer with 3 -7 years of post-qualification experience and will have a mix of both private practice and in-house experience preferably gained in the financial services sector. He/she must be commercially aware and have excellent communication skills in English and Chinese.
The successful candidate will proactively interact with the relationship management, compliance, legal and other internal teams to approve KYC/AML records and to update the system with information in relation to the AML onboarding lifecycle (CIP, CDD and EDD). He/she will also perform due diligence on customer and account documentation and to validate the information in the system to ensure accuracy.
The ideal candidate will hold a degree or above and will have at least 5 years of CDD/KYC experience within the banking sector with more than 2 years of experience in a management position. Big Four candidates with relevant experience servicing banking clients would also be considered. English and Cantonese fluency is required for this position.
The successful candidate will play a lead role in the legal and compliance team and will advise and assist on matters relating to financial crime investigations and contentious regulatory matters.
The legal and compliance team is composed of a group of experienced, well-regarded and professional lawyers and compliance managers, who are respected by and well networked to internal and external stakeholders, and who are supported by the senior management.
The ideal candidate will be a Hong Kong qualified Solicitor or Barrister with at least 4/5 years of post-qualification experience in litigation, gained from a reputable law firm or in an in-house environment. Candidates with some knowledge of financial regulations would have advantage. English and Chinese fluency is required for this position.
A truly rare opportunity has arisen at the firm for a company secretary to join its high-performing workforce. Reporting to the Department Head, the job incumbent will provide advice and support to the Board and different committees in relation to corporate governance and secretarial matters. He/she will organise and prepare Board meetings and will take minutes and follow up on matters arising from such meetings. He/she will also organise and prepare Board/Shareholder resolutions and submit the related approvals as well as advise on the applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
The ideal candidate will be a chartered company secretary and will have at least 8 years of relevant company secretarial experience gained with a well-known multinational corporation, preferably a global financial services company. He/she must have strong knowledge of the corporate governance and regulatory framework governing the financial services sector, and sound knowledge of corporate secretarial laws. The successful candidate must have outstanding English communications skills (written and spoken) and be fluent in Cantonese.
Based in Hong Kong, the successful candidate will primarily support the Group’s property business. He/she will provide legal advice and support to broad ranging real estate transactions and business activities with a particular focus on those related to the PRC. This will include property acquisition and financing, M&A, join ventures and construction projects.
The ideal candidate will be a PRC qualified lawyer with at least 5/6 years of post-qualification experience with a leading real estate/construction practice and will have experience across different transaction types and product lines such as property development and planning, projects and construction, investment, finance, joint ventures, and complex real estate M&A. He/she must have an excellent academic background from a top law school, a stable career history, as well as high level of fluency in written and spoken English and Chinese.
Your responsibilities include assisting the Business Development team to broaden the company's network and business opportunities. Also, development and implementation of marketing/business development actions, marketing initiatives and campaigns, prepare pitch books and presentations and to perform campaign analysis and provide recommendations and to track effectiveness of campaigns or business development practices
The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 relevant years in business development/marketing in the legal sector or strong knowledge/experience dealing with IP/litigation.
As Legal Director, the successful candidate will provide legal support to a wide variety of cross-border transactions with a particular focus on debt capital markets and debt restructuring transactions. He/she will also advise on the related cross-jurisdictions licensing and regulatory issues, and will provide general legal support to the derivative trading desk.
The ideal candidate will be a qualified lawyer with strong academic credentials and will have at least 7 years of post-qualification experience gained with a leading international law firm or a global financial services company. He/she will have particular experience in fixed income (including debt restructuring) and will be highly proficient in English (written and spoken) and Chinese (spoken and reading).
The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in implementing and enhancing the Anti-money Laundering (AML) Transaction Monitoring System to ensure that it stays up to date with the changing regulatory requirements and that it is deployed by the different business units across the region. He/she will also perform transaction monitoring, manage the suspicious transaction reporting process and the escalation process.
The ideal candidate will preferably be a Certified AntiMoney Laundering Specialist (CAMS) or Certified Financial Crimes Specialist (possess or acquire) with over 5 years of related compliance experience including not less than 3 years of AML transaction monitoring experience coupled with a deep understanding of the AML/ATF requirements across Asia
Our client is a well-known financial broker and a key global player in the banking and financial services industry. They are now seeking for a Senior Associate to join its Hong Kong office located in Central with international exposure and supporting the global team.
Your responsibilities include working closely with local and international regulatory bodies and government authorities by corresponding with internal and external clients based on compliance issues for trading issues, trading audits and license registration.
The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 relevant Compliance work experience and candidate with less experience will be considered as Compliance Associate.
Reporting to the Department Head, the Regulatory Compliance Manager will be responsible for conducting monitoring and surveillance against all business activities, providing compliance advice to different business units to ensure full compliance with regulatory requirements and group standards, as well as carrying out compliance review and reviewing policies, procedures, marketing materials, new product proposals and customer correspondence etc.
The ideal candidate will hold a degree in Law, Accounting, Finance or related and have at least 7 years of compliance, audit or risk management experience gained with a leading financial services company or a regulatory body. He/she must have strong knowledge of the HKMA and SFC rules and requirements and must be proficient in English and Chinese.