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US Capital Markets Legal Manager +

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Work type: Full time - Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Categories: Corporate & Securities

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for candidates with excellent academic credentials and strong career ambition to join the U.S. securities team in the Hong Kong office, focusing primarily on debt capital markets transactions. As a Legal Manager, you will play an integral role on client teams working with established Chinese companies, the Chinese government and state-owned entities, global financial institutions and leading multinational corporations. You will participate in all aspects of executing corporate finance transactions and have the opportunity to gain valuable experience required for advancement to an Associate position. In most assignments, you will:

·     Supports Associates, Counsels and Partners in all aspects of transactional work

·     Works with team members to draft and review legal documentation and deal related materials

·     Performs transaction organization and management functions

·     Conducts and prepares legal research and analysis, due diligence and information management

Qualified candidates typically possess a combination of the following attributes:

·     J.D. or LLM degree with strong academic performance (and intention to take the New York/California bar examination)

·     Excellent drafting and written communication skills

·     Strong analytical skills along with a high level of commercial awareness

·     Highly motivated with excellent interpersonal skills

·     Be ambitious and keen to take ownership and responsibility in your work

·     Fluency in Mandarin and English (spoken, reading and writing) is essential

·     Prior law firm internship experience (capital markets related will be a plus) is preferred

What we offer:

You will be given the chance to handle a tremendous variety of work and work closely with clients and other lawyers. This means that you will develop outstanding transaction management and organizational skills as well as superb technical abilities.

We strive to create a positive, stimulating and diverse work environment - one that is based on teamwork, learning, open communication and knowledge sharing. We have initiatives in place that ensure that the firm's culture is welcoming and supportive. We offer flexible working practices to help you meet your work, family and lifestyle commitments, along with training opportunities and other benefits.

If you possess a real desire to develop a career in a growing, ambitious debt capital markets practice, then we would be happy to hear from you.

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