The SFC’s enforcement program results in challenging and high profile civil and criminal litigation aimed at better protecting investors and keeping Hong Kong’s markets honest and competitive. Sitting at the intersection of securities, corporate, civil and criminal law, the SFC’s litigation is among the most interesting and varied in Hong Kong.
We are seeking a senior litigator with excellent civil and ideally criminal litigation experience in Hong Kong or a comparable common law jurisdiction. Exposure to securities and corporate law is highly desirable. An understanding of the issues that arise in white collar crime investigations is an advantage. You should not only have excellent technical skills but understand and be able to communicate the critical strategic issues in litigation. You must understand the SFC’s enforcement priorities and how its litigation contributes to the SFC’s strategic goals.
You will report to the SFC Enforcement Division’s senior management and cooperate with the SFC’s Legal Services Division and our investigators on supervising the SFC’s enforcement litigation, assist with instructing counsel and ensuring the quality of the SFC’s legal submissions to courts and tribunals. You may also be assisting with or directly involved in policy related work.
Please quote the reference and apply by 25 May 2018 with details of qualifications, previous experience, current and expected salary to:
Securities & Futures Commission
35/F, Cheung Kong Center
2 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong
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The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is an independent statutory body that regulates the activities of securities dealers, issuers and market operators such as the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. As well as promoting the fairness, efficiency and competitiveness of the securities industry, we provide protection and education to public investors, minimize crime and reduce industry risks. We have been consistently rated the best securities regulator in Asia, and we now have opportunities for high-calibre individuals to join us.