Job ref no.: CT3117255-01#6707

Leading I-Bank - Capital Markets Lawyer - 3-7 PQE

Robert Walters

Global Investment Bank seeks a capital markets lawyer to join the APAC team

Legal counsel for the bank’s M&A and Equity and Debt Capital Markets businesses in Asia Pacific, working in a team of 6 lawyers in HK and 3 lawyers in Mumbai.

Typical transactions include: IPOs, follow-on offerings, block trades, convertible bond offerings in equity capital markets, and investment grade and high yield bond deals and liability management transactions in debt capital markets. M&A would include both private sales or acquisitions and public takeovers.

Typical responsibilities are:
  • Deal document review and negotiation: full suite of transaction documents, such as, engagement letters, underwriting agreements, legal opinions, comfort letters, bond terms and conditions, trust deeds, fiscal agency agreements
  • Legal risk management: identifying deviations from standards, or other areas of legal, contractual and franchise risk; escalating to, and assisting in the resolution of such items with, global, regional and country partners in Legal and other functions; clear communication of risks and resolution with business partners.
  • Liaising with external counsels: working closely with law firms on episodic transactions and managing law firm relationships.
  • Internal projects: Working on special projects from time to time, for example, assessing impact of regulatory changes on regional or global business, and liaising with global/regional partners to form an implementation plan.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in law.
  • Qualified to practice law in HK, Singapore, UK, or the US.
  • 4 to 6 years’ work experience with a law firm, or as in-house counsel at a financial institution, in Hong Kong or another common law jurisdiction, with focus on capital markets and/or M&A transactions in Asia.
  • Experience in Greater China capital markets deals is preferred.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Mandarin is required.

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Job ref no. CT3117255-01#6707
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Employment Term
  • Full-time
Experience
  • 4 years - 6 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
Education
  • Degree