Legal Counsel, Expanding Financial Group

Job Title: Legal Counsel, Expanding Financial Group
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: HK$600000 - HK$601000 per annum
Reference: JN -032020-449188
Contact Name: Karen Yung
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 07, 2020 23:26

Job Description

Argyll Scott is partnering with an expanding financial group to look for a new legal counsel to join the high calibre team. This position will provide wide exposures through involvement in IPO projects, investment advisory and strategic projects.

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Advise on real estate and funds investments, pre-IPO investment, investments in equity and fixed income (public or private)
  • Review terms and conditions of fund managers, brokers, custodians, securities firm and other financial intermediaries
  • Assist in strategic projects, general corporate and commercial matters, including review of facility agreements, IT/software license contracts, service contracts with vendors and professional firms, NDAs etc.
  • Advise on employment matters, trademark/domain name and other IP right matters, ad-hoc legal and contractual issues arising from business or operations
  • Provide summary, advice and gap analysis on new laws and regulations
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders, such as law firms and corporate agents, shareholders and subsidiaries on various projects
  • Coordinate with external lawyers and handle KYC requests from service providers


  • Qualified lawyer in HK
  • 3 - 5 years above post-qualification experience, including working experience with international law firms; preferably with in-house experience and exposure to financial services industry
  • Experience in capital markets (listing process and/or transactions involving listed companies), real estate transactions, and/or private equity/funds transactions
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Mandarin)
  • Independent, flexible with strong presentation skills

For further details or interest in knowing more about Audit and Corporate Governance opportunities, please reach out to Karen Yung at kyung <@> /+852 6517 3838 (Direct Line).


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