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Regulatory & Risk Advisory (4+ PQE) – Offshore Law Firm / Hong Kong

Leading offshore law firm seeks a specialist financial regulatory lawyer to join its expanding Hong Kong Regulatory & Risk Advisory practice.

The group offers Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Irish and Jersey law advice on regulatory matters on a global basis and its team comprises dedicated specialist financial regulatory and risk management advisory lawyers who regularly advise non-regulated and regulated financial institutions including a wide range of businesses in the banking, insurance, investment fund, fiduciary and securities investment sectors.

 

The team also has significant experience of advising on a wide range of FinTech matters, quickly becoming the offshore firm of choice for such work. 

Key applications requirements include: 

  • Qualified commonwealth lawyer with a minimum of four years of post-qualifying financial regulatory experience at an international law firm.

  • In depth experience of a range of financial regulatory measures.

  • Experience of FATCA and CRS an advantage.

  • Excellent academics with top level international experience.

  • Ambitious and commercially driven.

  • Solid legal skills with competent understanding of relevant market and client industries and technical knowledge of the relevant law.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment, a team player, willing to support others regardless of personal role or task and to help others in identifying needs and crafting development plans.

  • Offshore jurisdiction experience and/or familiarity with offshore financial service providers preferred.

  • Ability to use legal precedents and timekeeping and billing systems.

  • Ability to support efforts to attract new clients and develop new initiatives.

  • Chinese language skills an advantage (though not essential)

 

The successful applicant will take immediate responsibility for matters to include advising clients on existing and new financial regulations which impact the Cayman Islands, BVI and Bermuda, including both domestic and international measures while also working closely with the other members of Regulatory & Risk Advisory practice group, as well as with regulators and other agencies and policy makers in relation to financial industry reforms.

In return you will benefit from high calibre work and ongoing training & development in addition to a very attractive financial package. Relocation assistance will be offered to those applying from overseas.

To be considered, please send your CV in confidence to info@agnewobrien.com