• Job Code: WO-00084-00040
  • Location: Hong Kong Greater China
  • Experience: 3 - 6
  • Position: Associate
  • Recruiter: Horizon Recruitment
Job Description:

Our client is currently looking for a talented mid level associate to join their award winning banking team in their Hong Kong office working predominantly on cutting edge leveraged finance deals for a stellar client list.  

Our client is an elite global law firm serving leading companies, financial institutions and governments worldwide. 

The team has extensive experience on leveraged and acquisition financings, direct lending transactions and special situations investments, together with restructuring of such transactions in a wide variety of financings in Asia.

There will be a good mix work of work with support from a strong international team of lawyers.

Qualifications 

  • Admission in common law bar
  • Experience in general banking finance, preferably with strong sponsor side experience 
  • Experience in a top tier international firm
  • 4-5 year PQE (indicative only and star candidates outside this parameter will be considered)
  • No Chinese language needed given the working documents are generally in English

Further Info

  • Strong academic record 
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong time management skills, ability to stay calm under pressure when juggling multiple projects
  • Excellent drafting skills and attention to detail
  • Strong professional presence
  • Client service focus
  • Team player
  • Strong judgment
  • Proactive, resourceful, takes initiative
  • Good understanding of the key risks and issues involved in cross-border transactions.

If you think you meet the above requirements and would like to apply we’d like to hear from you, please send:

  1. your CV; and
  2. a short cover note to bella.schick@horizon-recruit.com (Europe & U.S.), kiantong.tan@horizon-recruit.com (Singapore) or mark.deery@horizon-recruit.com (Hong Kong) for us to determine your suitability for this role.

If you’d like to arrange a confidential discussion prior to applying for any of our roles or would like to have a general discussion on opportunities in the legal market please call our London office on +44 203 745 2513, Singapore office on +65 6808 6635 or Hong Kong office on +852 3978 1369.

Please share this opportunity with any colleagues that you think would be interested. 

Singapore EA Licence No. 12S6213

Requirements
  • Practice Area: Banking & Finance, Acquisition Finance
  • Industry: Legal
  • Keywords: Banking & Finance, Acquisition Finance