Job ref no.: CT3123218-01#0173
Hang Seng Bank Limited

Senior Legal Counsel

Hang Seng Bank Limited

Legal Department

Our legal function comprises legal counsels and executives of high caliber, with their respective expertise. We work as a team, with a mission to provide legal services of the highest professional standards to:

  • Facilitate the business by giving proactive, commercial and creative advice.
  • Manage legal risk; and
  • Protect the integrity and reputation of the Bank

We function as trusted legal advisers to our management and the business and other support functions that we serve. Should you join our function, you will be part of a global team, with the relevant know-how support and gain exposure to a variety of financial services and products.

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


Principal responsibilities

  • Providing legal advice on the development and implementation of digital products and services in both Retail Banking and Corporate Banking areas, such as mobile banking applications, digital wallets and real-time payments.
  • Initiative to enhance digital engagement and interaction with customers, such as social media initiatives and initiatives to enhance customer-experience and usage of digital services.
  • Drafting, negotiate and execute digital banking product documentation.
  • Working closely with business stakeholders, the incumbent provides support across business strategy, product approvals, regulatory and governance matters.
  • Managing related legal risks within the HASE businesses and operations in compliance with HASE policy and other Group related policy and assisting the General Counsel of HASE in managing RBWM insurance and MPF related legal risks.



  • Qualified Lawyer with relevant post qualification experience over 8-10 years
  • Experienced and confident practitioner
  • Up-to-date knowledge of developments in own industry sector
  • Ability to handle a diverse range of issues
  • Communication and inter-personal skills
  • Lateral thinking/problem solving
  • Stamina and ability to work under pressure
  • Great sense of ownership and servicing mindset to ensure efficient and effective customer service processes


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. CT3123218-01#0173
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 8 years - 20 years or above
Career Level
  • Senior management level
  • N/A