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Job ref no.: CT3114388-01#6375

Hedge Fund - Restructuring & Distressed Debt Counsel

Robert Walters

Our client, a global hedge fund with AUM of over USD $15bn, seeks a first legal counsel for the Hong Kong office

Global hedge fund

The firms focus is mainly distressed debt but they also have long / short platforms as well as convertible arbitrage.

There is an established legal function throughout the business to provide a reporting line, guidance and support.

They require a strong lawyer to work alongside the investment team and manage transactions.

In addition to transactional work this role will look at general legal matters and some compliance

Key requirements are:

  • 5-8 years PQE, trained with a top law firm (ideally magic circle) or financial institution.
  • A preference for UK, commonwealth or HK qualified lawyers although US will also be considered
  • A strong background in restructuring and distressed debt
  • Solid drafting and negotiation skills.
  • A personable and confident disposition, with the ability to add value in what is an entrepreneurial and proactive environment.
  • Chinese languages are not required for this role
  • Team player with solid analytical and presentation skills

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  • 5 years - 8 years
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  • Non-management level
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