Job ref no.: CT3114387-01#9576

Legal Counsel - Wealth Management

BNP Paribas

Position Purpose

Provide legal advice and support as required over full range of business activities of BNP Paribas Group according to the following scope:

Territorial Coverage: Principally Hong Kong but also providing support (other than local law advice) to territories in APAC

Business Line/Function Coverage: Wealth Management

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure legal support as required by Wealth Management Hong Kong (if necessary for APAC) is provided
  • Monitor and ensure changes in laws and regulations which affect Wealth Management business are identified and considered
  • Ensure internal training on Legal issues is provided to Wealth Management and other stakeholders, as necessary
  • Ensure regular reports in relation to Wealth Management matters are prepared promptly and accurately
  • Managing external lawyers
  • Ensure litigation (if any) is monitored and managed closely together with the litigation team

Technical and Behavioral Competencies required

We are looking for a candidate with good knowledge of Wealth Management matters, with excellent communication skills, who can manage complex workloads and tight deadlines and, in particular:

  • Good knowledge of credit lending structures, loan and security documentation
  • Good knowledge of investment products, and regulatory requirements in relation to the distribution of investment products to Wealth Management clients
  • Good knowledge of laws and regulations and regulatory requirements both locally (and preferably also those in Europe) applicable to Wealth Management business and financial services
  • Good knowledge on cross border issues
  • Experienced in dealing with regulators
  • Solid drafting and negotiation skills
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • In-house experience in respect of Wealth Management matters preferred
  • Fluent in English and Chinese, also with the ability to read and write Chinese

Specific Qualifications Required

  • Legally qualified in Hong Kong, with PQE of minimum 5-7 years

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Job ref no. CT3114387-01#9576
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 5 years - 7 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
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