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Assistant Legal CounselDah Sing Financial Group
Assistant Legal CounselDah Sing Financial Group
Job Highlights
  • To assist General Counsel in general
  • To provide legal support
  • Degree holder
Job Description

Reporting to the General Counsel, you will be responsible for advising all legal matters and draft / review all general legal documentation of the Group; identifying and managing legal risks and providing legal advice to management of those risks.  Also, you are required to manage Group’s litigation and liaise with external lawyers.

Responsibilities

  • To assist General Counsel in general
  • To provide professional legal advice, service and support through communication and co-ordination with various business and operational units
  • To prepare, review and advise on contracts, agreements and other legal documents
  • To advise and handle complaints, disputes, litigations, mediations and settlements
  • To manage and liaise with external lawyers and other legal service providers
  • To liaise with Police/ICAC or other law enforcement agencies and provide requested documents/information or support to relevant staff for investigation
  • To prepare, manage and update Group’s legal policies and procedures
  • To review and comment on Group’s operational policies and procedures from a legal perspective
  • To keep track of new laws that affect the Group and its subsidiaries and advise upon what action might be necessary
  • To provide legal support on ad hoc projects as requested

To meet the challenge, you should have the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Degree holder with relevant professional qualification and ability to read and write both Traditional and Simplified Chinese
  • Qualified solicitor / barrister of Hong Kong with 0-2 years’ Post Qualification Experience in a law firm or barrister’s chambers and preferably, not less than 1 year experience in the legal department of a financial institution or regulatory authority
  • Good knowledge of banking and security related legislations, banking operations and products / services generally offered by a consumer bank
  • Self- motivated and independent, with ability to supervise fellow professionals
  • Good analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good knowledge and awareness of the development of legal industry / services

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Additional Information
Years of Experience
N/A
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Company details

The Dah Sing Group is a leading financial services group in Hong Kong offering banking, insurance, financial and other related services through its growing network of over 70 branches in Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China.

Our currency is caring, teamwork and progressiveness.  We accept that everyone is unique and different in talent, but alike in the capacity for growth.  Our task is to shape a culture that creates a sense of pride in achieving something beyond just a job, and an environment where you can be your true and authentic self, like at home.