Job Title

Legal Counsel (M&A – Investment)

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Stella Huo

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Job Description

The Company

Our client is a listed financial institution supported by a well-established asset management company. Their core business include Special Opportunities Investments, IBD, Equity Investment, Corporate Finance Advisory, Fund Raising and Asset Management.  They are now looking for a young, energetic Hong Kong qualified Solicitor with experience on M&A as their Legal Counsel. This will be a good opportunity for practicing solicitor to get into in-house and experienced legal counsel to join the management team of a financial service company.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Advising business units on investment structure and corporate restructuring proposals
  • Reviewing, drafting and advising on legal documents, including transaction documents for related investments, confidentiality agreements, engagement letters, etc.
  • Providing legal advice to management and business units in relation to corporate finance activities, including but not limited to ECM, DCM, M&A and fund transactions
  • Retaining, directing, and managing external counsel as required
  • Handling regulatory matters including HK listing rules and other HK compliance matters
  • Providing ad-hoc legal advice and support on any company initiatives


Job Requirements:

  • A HK qualified lawyer with a minimum of 5 years of post-qualification legal experience in reputable law firm or corporate legal departments, with excellent drafting and negotiating skills.
  • Extensive experience in corporate finance work with strong commercial and corporate experience.
  • Experience in regulatory compliance matters (e.g., the Listing Rules and Takeovers Code) is required. Exposure to fund investment and debt deals is desirable but not mandatory.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese.  Proficiency in Mandarin is a must.
  • Commercially-minded, practical, responsive and focused on problem-solving, with proven success not only in identifying legal and regulatory risks, but in finding workable solutions to enable the business to operate efficiently and intelligently.
  • Excellent communication skills, people oriented, self-driven and able to interact effectively with business units.
  • Ability to work proactively and independently with medium supervision under tight deadlines.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, mature attitude and able to multi-tasks.



  • Client company is willing to buy off suitable candidate’s notice period and bonus
  • Stable working hour.
  • Competitive year end bonus.
  • Candidate with good performance will be promoted to Legal Director.
  • Fully comprehensive medical insurance and personal insurance


For further information, please contact our Chloe at 2523 9966.


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