• Job Code: WO-00084-00039
  • Location: Hong Kong Greater China
  • Experience: 3 - 6
  • Position: Associate
  • Recruiter: Horizon Recruitment
Job Description:

Our client is currently looking for associates 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. 

With lawyers operating globally, they have invested heavily in building a high-quality full-service practice competing at the top of the market both in Asia and globally.   Low attrition, excellent career path prospects and training regime.


  • Full US salary
  • Full global relocation

Duties and Accountabilities

  • Acting for top tier lenders and sponsors in connection with leveraged and other complex cross-border finance transactions


  • Admission in Australia, England & Wales, Singapore, Hong Kong or equivalent common law bar
  • PQE 4 – 6 years as an indicator only
  • Experience in general banking finance, broad exposure preferable consisting of a combination of, leveraged financing, project finance or trade finance, syndicated and bilateral financings (both secured and unsecured)
  • Experience in a top tier international firm
  • Fluent in Mandarin is essential

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

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