Job ref no.: CT3124617-01#0202
Hang Seng Bank Limited

Legal Counsel

Hang Seng Bank Limited

Hang Seng Investment Management Limited

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our department as Legal Counsel.
Principal responsibilities

  • As part of the legal team of Hang Seng Investment Management Limited (HSVM), assist in providing expert and professional legal advice, guidance and support to ensure that the legal and reputational risks faced by HSVM is identified, reported and mitigated.
  • Maintain detailed knowledge of HSVM/Hang Seng Bank/Group operations and policies.
  • Assist in the review of agreements or in legal projects and to ensure that the legal role in the second line of defense can be executed.
  • Be accountable on all matters assigned.
  • Assist the legal team of HSVM to evaluate and respond to changes in legal and regulatory requirements as they arise.



  • Qualified Lawyer with a minimum of 2 years relevant post qualification experience
  • Experienced, confident and independent practitioner
  • Able to work as a team and to provide support to the legal team of HSVM
  • Able to keep up-to-date knowledge of developments in own industry sector
  • Ability to prioritize workloads in terms of legal risk and commercial consideration and willing to work overtime from time to time
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Lateral thinking and problem solving ability
  • Stamina and ability to work under pressure
  • Great sense of ownership and servicing mindset to ensure efficient and effective customer service processes

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we’re leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at the HSBC Group. As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey. If so, one of our Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

All information provided by applicants will be used only for recruitment purposes and will be used strictly in accordance with the Bank's personal data policies, a copy of which may be obtained by the applicant upon request. Unless otherwise instructed in writing by the applicant concerned, applicants may be considered for other suitable positions within the Bank and its related companies. The personal data of unsuccessful job applicants may be retained for a maximum of two years from the date when the job application is rejected and such data may be retained for a longer period if there is a subsisting reason that obliges the Bank to do so, after which the personal data will be destroyed. 

More job information
Job ref no. CT3124617-01#0202
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 years - 20 years or above
Career Level
  • Senior management level
  • N/A