legal counsel, director - leading banking group in Hong Kong

kamil butt, randstad hong kong
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about the company.

Our client is a leading global financial group operating in over 50 countries offering solutions to the world's most important corporations, governments and institutions. about the team. The compliance team has over 80 members and around 25 attorneys covering cross functional work across business units. about the job.
  • Provide legal/compliance solutions and advice from a legal standpoint on the application of financial crimes laws as well as regulations
  • Offer counsel on the scope of APAC specific financial crimes regulations to business units
  • Negotiate contractual provisions regarding financial crimes risks pertaining to transactions
  • Advise on APAC financial crimes legal matters and work with the wider compliance teams
  • Liaise between regulators and other legal departments
  • Proactively offer solutions to mitigate risks and involved in initiatives
  • Manage external counsel relationships
skills & experiences required.
  • Common Law Qualified Lawyer with at least 10 years PQE+ at a leading financial institution or law firm
  • Strong experience with financial crimes regulations and AML practices across APAC region
  • Exposure in leading a team on compliance development programs and procedures is a plus as well as incorporating legal and compliance advice for senior stakeholders
  • Good level of English is a must (with Chinese a plus)


no additional skills required


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educational requirements

Bachelor Degree