risk & compliance lawyer in Hong Kong

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contact
jj how, randstad hong kong
job type
permanent

job details

posted
location
hong kong
specialism
legal
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
reference number
91M0152904_1612343065
contact
jj how, randstad hong kong
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job description

about the company.

We are currently working with an International Law Firm to look for a Risk & Compliance Lawyer to be a part of a small but close-knit team. While you are a part of a global team, you will be assisting the Hong Kong office to implement internal risk processes, particularly in the area of conflicts of interest and anti-money laundering, and other compliance requirements arising from relevant jurisdictional regulations. about the job.
  • Analyse and identify potential conflict and confidential information issues arising from potential and existing matters
  • Advise on and assist with the implementation of solutions to resolve conflicts and confidentiality issues including, where appropriate, assistance with drafting consent letters and erecting appropriate information barriers
  • Undertake due diligence and reputational risk assessment on new clients and matters
  • Identify and analyse any sanctions risks that may apply to potential and existing clients and matters
  • Assist with the development, administration, monitoring and maintenance of policies and procedures and ensure conflicts, anti-money laundering, risk and related issues are dealt with consistently across the firm
  • Answer queries from partners, fee earners and staff at all levels relating to the interpretation of relevant legislation, regulation and firm policies pertaining to conflicts of interest, regulatory compliance and anti-money laundering
skills & experiences required.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a highly regarded commercial law firm or significant conflicts and/or anti money laundering experience obtained in a risk and compliance department of a reputable international law firm
  • Alternatively, 5+PQE in a professional services with experience in risk and compliance department
  • A sound and broad knowledge of the law is required, with preference given to experience in risk and compliance
  • Requires a comprehensive knowledge of applicable ethical rules and guidelines and related compliance issues applicable to international law firms. Keenness to keep abreast of changes to relevant legislation and guidance
  • Excellent English skills are a key requirement; Chinese language skills would be highly desirable

To apply online, please click the "Apply" button below. Alternatively, please contact JJ How on jj.how@randstad.com.hk for a confidential discussion.

skills

no additional skills required

qualification

- minimum of 5 years of experience in a highly regarded commercial law firm or inhouse professional services firm
- knowledgeable in a broad range of law
- experience in risk and compliance

educational requirements

Master's Degree