Job ref no.: 2018-44598

Legal, MBD Legal, Vice President - Hong Kong

Goldman Sachs



We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether you’re an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.
If you are a motivated and committed lawyer who wants to continue to develop your legal career supporting a pre-eminent investing and lending business across the Asia-Pacific region, this could be the ideal role for you.
Members of the Goldman Sachs Legal Department work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advise that support activities across the Firm. Lawyers in the department work on a broad range of transactions, perform research and due diligence, aid in financings and legal filings, deal with contracts and act as a gatekeeper to legal, regulatory and reputational risks of the Firm.
Team Description:
The successful candidate will join the Principalling Legal team which consists of a group of experienced lawyers supporting the investing and lending businesses of the Firm, including the Merchant Banking Division (MBD) in Asia-Pacific.
The lawyers on the team are supported by secondees and legal analysts. MBD is the primary center for Goldman Sachs' long-term principal investment activity. The team works closely with the business professionals and other Federation groups supporting the MBD business. We advise the business on all regulatory, legal, compliance-related and reputational risks on a broad range of investments (private equity, PIPE, equity-linked, debt, real estate and others) in key markets across the region including China, India, Korea, South-east Asia and Australia.


We are looking for someone who is interested in joining a strong team of lawyers supporting a dynamic business. You will have the opportunity to work with one of the top private equity / investing businesses and play a significant role in supporting the business. You will work closely with the business on identifying legal and regulatory issues, reviewing investment documentation, navigating the business through the various investment-related risks. This role will allow you to learn and grow in a stimulating environment, and enable you to work with like-minded legal and other professionals in the Firm who strive to deliver the highest quality of service consistent with the Firm's standards. You will have a high level of interaction with the MBD business professionals throughout the entire investment cycle, from structuring and execution, to portfolio management and harvesting. You will have the opportunity to develop and shine as part of a team supporting a business focused on exciting and interesting investment opportunities.
Basic Qualifications
Experienced private equity / M&A lawyer with 5+ years qualification or equivalent as a minimum
Chinese language (reading and writing) skills required , including spoken Mandarin
Preferred Qualifications
Highly organized, attention to detail and excellent follow-through
Demonstrated client service focus and ability to build relationships across different levels, functions and regions
Results-oriented - ability to balance multiple, time-sensitive projects while maintaining a longer term, strategic focus


The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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Job ref no. 2018-44598 (CT3114386-01#5016)
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 5 years - 10 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
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