Legal Counsel, Global FinTech (min 5 PQE)

Posted 07 July 2022
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

  • Leading global fintech

  • Global scope

  • Exciting transactional and advisory role

Our client, a headlining global Fintech is looking to fill a Legal Counsel role supporting their international business across multiple domains.

This role covers a broad range of transactional, operational, and commercial matters, collaborating closely with cross-functional teams to establish and expand a core part of the group’s business.

Candidates with minimum 5 PQE in private practice or in-house (particularly TMT/financial services/internet sectors) are welcomed to apply.


Key Responsibilities

  • Advise on legal and regulatory aspects of day-to-day operations and commercial transactions.

  • Draft, review and negotiate contract agreements with banks, service providers, financial services partners, and clients.

  • Work closely with compliance team domestically and globally on regulatory matters.

  • Keep abreast of pertinent laws and regulations in financial services landscape and advising business teams.

  • Educate non-legal functions on relevant laws and regulations.

  • Assist in establishing knowledge base of legal documentation and agreements.

 Key Requirements

  • Bar qualified with at least 5 PQE in common law jurisdiction.

  • Working proficiency in Mandarin Chinese in order to liaise directly with stakeholders.

  • Private practice or in-house experience with international firms/MNCs.

  • Experience working in tech/payments/e-commerce/internet related fields will be most relevant.

  • Strong communication skills and able to function independently and within diverse team.

  • Highly attuned to business needs and able to apply legal expertise accordingly.

  • Resilient and adaptable to dynamic work environment.


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