Corporate M&A Lawyer - Hong Kong

Recruiter
QED Legal
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island
Salary
£50000.00 - £100000 per annum
Posted
24 Jan 2019
Closes
21 Feb 2019
Ref
BBBH23041
Contact
Matthew Whitehead
PQE
1 year
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

My international law firm client has various openings in the Hong Kong M&A practice group. They are looking for highly qualified and experienced lawyers (4+PQE) as well as junior lawyers (1-3PQE) with international interests who have diverse backgrounds and experience.



Responsibilities and exposure:

  • Perform and lead due diligence reviews
  • Draft, review and negotiate legal documentation
  • Prepare and manage closing deliverables
  • Attend to closing and post-closing matters, including post-acquisition integration
  • Interact with clients, counter-parties (and counsels) and other advisers
  • Identify and advise on deal structure, general corporate matters (including entity set-up), legal and regulatory issues, work with specialist teams where applicable
  • Project management; from pitching, fee proposal to management of matter

Experience:

  • Experience in private M&A
  • Experience with PRC legal issues and transactions a plus
  • Excellent drafting skills - ability to draft in Chinese preferred
  • Experience with international firms is preferred
  • Strong client relationship skills
  • Good judgement, and ability to exercise independent decision making and act autonomously
  • Able to multi task
  • Strong communication skills

You will have the opportunity to work on big ticket transactions and be given high levels of responsibility.