Legal Counsel

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Job Summary

  • Shanghai
  • Permanent
  • Ref ID: BBBH840966
  • 14 Apr 2023
  • Competitive

Job Description

MNC Bank- Legal counsel

Key Responsibilities

  • Review, draft and negotiate agreements and other applicable documentations including transaction specific documentations, term sheets, indemnities and disclaimers in conjunction with external counsel where necessary and in this connection, work closely with the relevant business team
  • Work closely with the regional legal team and the head office legal team to ensure consistent best practices at work
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders in ensuring compliance with internal policies of the bank at all levels
  • Follow and digest new legal and regulatory developments affecting the business of the Bank
  • Follow market developments to ensure headwinds are tracked and escalated to the Head of Legal, China

Required Qualifications

  • Qualified PRC counsel
  • Minimum 7 years' PQE, ideally with both law firm and in-house experience with financial services organisation, and experience with commercial banks is preferred
  • Solid technical banking and finance skill set with experience in lending and trade finance, experience in global markets (such as derivatives) is preferred
  • Ability to analyse complex legal problems, new business proposition and develop suitable solutions, with balance between the business opportunities and legal risk
  • Ability to adapt to the different new business initiatives
  • Ability to work on matters under limited supervision
  • Fluent command of both English and Chinese
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and confident presentation skills

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