Posted on 2022-11-23

Legal Counsel, Legal & Compliance Department

China Securities (International) Finance Holding Company Limited

Job Summary
A new headcount for an expanding team, excellent opportunity for a junior to mid-level lawyer to go in-house and support overseas business of a top-tier China investment bank. This position is responsible for providing legal support and compliance supervision for investment banking business and direct investment business.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide legal support, review and advise on all types of investment banking transactions including IPOs (mainly HK plus US), ECM transactions (placements), DCM transactions, M&A advisory (including public and private M&As), and equity-linked product transactions (private equity investments);
  • Work closely with external legal counsels to prepare, review and advise on various types of agreements and contracts, including but not limited to NDAs, mandate/engagement letters, various transactions documents such as underwriting/subscription agreements, investment agreements and legal opinions, and maintain in-house templates of key legal documents;
  • Work with business teams to design and discuss the structure and terms of various financial products and transactions and participate in deal negotiation when necessary;
  • Provide legal advice to line managers and firm management on various legal matters with regard to the business and daily operation of the company;
  • Conduct legal research and training to update and advise business unit on legal issues and regulatory matters; and
  • Deal with legal and regulatory proceedings, handle inter-group projects and maintain internal policies & procedures to manage legal risk.

  • Qualified lawyer with 3-5 years of sub stantial working experience in handling capital markets  transactions in Hong Kong and/or US, UK, mainland PRC markets ;
  • Degree holder in law, preferable obtained from law school in Hong Kong and/or US, UK, mainland PRC ;
  • Qualified in Hong Kong and/or US, UK, mainland PRC preferably;
  • Good knowledge in capital markets, securities regulations (such as the SFO, HKEx listing rules and SFC Code of Conduct) and basic understanding of US securities laws ;
  • Experience s in compliance with SFC/HKEX rules and regulations would be a plus; and
  • Self-motivated professional , diligent, detail oriented with good business sense.
  • Please include current and expected salary in your application. 
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More job information
  • 5-day week
  • Dental plan
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Insurance plan
  • Medical plan
Job Function
  • Central
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 3 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree