Job ref no.: CT3127825-01#5007

Legal Associate/ Counsel - New Fintech Startup on Private Equity

Achievers Recruitment Limited

Description of Role

  • Draft, negotiate, review, and update funds and managed accounts documents, including PPM, IMA, IAA, subscription/redemption forms, side letters, etc.
  • Review, negotiate and update agreements with various fund service providers, such as fund administrator, custodian, brokers, tax representative/adviser, auditor, etc.
  • Provide advice on legal and related issues relating to the establishment and ongoing maintenance of fund entities
  • Provide legal advice/draft legal documents for the firm and group companies in areas such as entity structure, service agreements, etc. Moreover, working knowledge of employment laws, work visa applications, FATCA/CRS filing and service level agreements would also be useful.
  • Be the contact person and maintain a relationship with law firms
  • Prepare reporting materials to the funds’ and firm entities’ board of directors in relation to legal and compliance matters. Attend board meetings of the funds and draft board resolutions
  • Assist with compliance matters and projects, such as regulatory filing, regulatory inquiries, compliance policies and guidelines, marketing document review, training, etc.

Qualifications & Skills

  • A qualified lawyer in a major jurisdiction (e.g. HK, US, UK, Singapore, etc) with experience in asset management business (leading law firms and/or Private Equity funds)
  • Degree in law and solid law school educational background. (eg. LLB, PCLL/LPC)
  • Additional postgraduate level qualifications (such as JD, LLM) will be well regarded
  • Excellent communication skills and leadership ability
  • Good team player with integrity. Multitasking ability
  • Fluency in English, Mandarin (speaking and written), strong communication skills

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More job information
Job ref no. CT3127825-01#5007
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 0 year - 5 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree