M&A Counsel (min 4 PQE), Global FinTech

Job Title: M&A Counsel (min 4 PQE), Global FinTech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: TL/M&AC,GF/FS/HK
Contact Name: Terence Lim
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2021 15:44

Job Description

  • Based in Hong Kong
  • A trailblazing global fintech company
  • Great for career growth

Our client, a trailblazing global FinTech company is seeking a strong Investments Counsel to onboard to their investment team.

Based in Hong Kong, the successful candidate comes with extensive M&A experience from a top-tier law firm. Key mandates include overseeing all investment transactions across international markets, entailing joint ventures, minority and post-investment monitoring.

Native mandarin speakers are highly preferred due to the need to liaise with stakeholders in Mainland China.


Key Responsibilities

  • End-to-end management of group global transactions and portfolio companies across international markets.
  • Work jointly with investment/business teams and external professionals in delivering punctual and commercially sound legal advice.
  • Build and manage relationships with the relevant stakeholders and business partners.
  • Act as key counsel for contract negotiations and accomplish deals with due diligence.
  • Provide sound legal advice on investment-related matters as and when necessary.

Key Requirements

  • LLM or JD from well reputed institution.
  • Excellent/native proficiency in Chinese and English.
  • At least 4 years of private practice in top-tier law firm (international law firm experience highly preferred).
  • Extensive transaction-related experience in tech/fintech/internet sectors highly regarded.
  • Work travel may be required (subject to restrictions)..


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