Description

We have an opening in the Hong Kong M&A practice group. We are looking for a mid-senior level corporate lawyer to advise our multinational clients on planning and implementation of multi-country corporate restructuring. We value people with a "client-first" mindset, excellent communications skills, an appreciation for cultural differences and ability to work effectively as team players.

(a) Responsibilities and exposure:

  • Advise our multinational clients on planning and implementation of multi-country corporate restructuring
  • Advise our clients on how to better organize the company for their needs
  • Assist in the transaction details and negotiation
  • Draft, review and negotiate legal documentation
  • Interact with clients, counter-parties and creditors
  • Project management; from pitching, fee proposal to management of matter

(b) Our Client Base:

We have more than 40 years of corporate/M&A experience in China and Hong Kong, and have accumulated in-depth knowledge of Chinese laws and practice. Our established M&A team has track record of advising on M&A transactions relating to private and public listed companies including the domestic and overseas activities. In China, we also have extensive experience in assisting Chinese companies and State-owned enterprises to invest aboard. We regularly represent clients from a range of industry sectors, including energy / natural resources, technology, media and communications, real estate, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, financial services, insurance, food and beverage, and automotive sectors.

Experience Required

Education: Law degree

Legal experience level:

  • 4-6 years PQE (Mid Level)
  • 6+ years PQE (Senior Level)

Experience:

  • Hong Kong qualified is needed
  • Relevant experience is advantage
  • Knowledge of strategic restructuring and reorganization of company is needed
  • Experience dealing with MNC clients is preferred
  • Excellent English is needed
  • Experience with international firms is preferred
  • Strong client relationship skills
  • Good judgment, and ability to exercise independent decision making and act autonomously
  • Able to multi task
  • Strong communication skills

Languages: Fluency in English and Mandarin