Job ref no.: CT3128817-01#0488

Legal - Private Banking - Assistant Vice President

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

About J.P. Morgan Wealth Management

J.P. Morgan Wealth Management is a global wealth management leader that delivers the highest quality advice, service, capabilities and products to ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families around the world. We deliver highly customized and comprehensive solutions to help clients with the many complexities they face by leveraging the commercial and investment banking capabilities of the firm.

Role Description:

The Wealth Management Legal team is seeking a lawyer to support the Wealth Management business covering APAC. The role is based in Hong Kong and is an AVP position. The successful applicant will have responsibility for:

  • Assistance with a wide range of support and advice to the Private Bank, including advising on legal and regulatory issues concerning the day-to-day operation of the Private Bank, and drafting and advising on client documentation.
  • Providing legal and regulatory advice with respect to new business initiatives, new products and platform arrangements; assisting with policy/ procedures development.
  • Advising on standard terms and conditions for a wide range of investment and lending products and handling complex business transactions as needed.
  • Advising on regulatory matters and cross-border activities.
  • Advising on legal and regulatory developments, including consumer legislation and jurisdictional reviews.
  • Advising on the development of policies, procedures and controls for the wealth management business.
  • Proactively identify issues related to the wealth management business and provide commercially pragmatic advice to the business.
  • Work closely with line of business and other control functions (Compliance, Supervision and Risk) as well as external service providers.
  • Working closely with business and the project team on various business projects; working closely with control functions on various risk and regulatory issues.
  • Coordination with local counsel in various jurisdictions on legal and regulatory issues for the wealth management business generally.
  • Coordination with and assistance to the legal teams in other parts of J.P. Morgan, especially on corporate projects.

  • Qualified lawyer with 3+ years of post-qualification experience gained at an international law firm and/or a leading financial institution;
  • Hong Kong law qualified preferred; other common law jurisdictions accepted;
  • Experience in wealth management business and regulatory matters preferred;
  • Experience in structured products, derivatives and digital trading preferred;
  • Strong communication skills and ability to convey complex issues clearly and concisely;
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively on projects with business executives and other lawyers;
  • Excellent drafting, negotiation and legal analytical skills with strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to work independently and escalate appropriately;
  • Ability to proactively manage competing priorities, project-manage and co-ordinate large projects, in a dynamic global environment;
  • Team player, confident and self-motivating with strong interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken English; and
  • Written and spoken Chinese is an advantage.


Qualifications: All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.


Qualifications: JD or educational equivalent required. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment.J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world's most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.


We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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More job information
Job ref no. CT3128817-01#0488
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 3 years - 8 years
Career Level
  • Senior management level
  • Degree