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US Capital Markets Lawyer (3-6 PQE)- Hong Kong Permanent Job

1 week ago Solicitor Jobs London   9 views
Job Details

The Role

Representing the majority of the major global investment banks and big-name issuer clients, our client has considerable experience advising on some of the highest-profile capital markets deals across Asia in both debt and equity, ranging from corporate, high yield and sovereign bonds to securitisations, derivatives and structured products. In response to consistent deal flow, they are keen to hear from US Qualified Associates either on the ground in Hong Kong or looking to make an international move. 

The Detail

Applicants will be qualified to practice in the USA (3-6 years call) with experience across capital markets, including a solid background in U.S. federal securities laws and solid transactional experience executing capital markets transactions, in both equity and debt. Familiarity with debt and high-yield covenants is also desirable.

Academically strong (JD from a top 10  Law School) with experience gained at a top tier US or Magic Circle firm, you will possess strong networking and organizational skills, with the ability to communicate assertively when under pressure. Comfortable with clients and proactive in your dealings with colleagues, you will be looking to take immediate responsibility, leading transactions where able. Chinese language skills would be an advantage but not a necessity. 

The Offer

You will become part of a motivated, highly professional team that can offer you the highest quality work, representing the best clients in the Asia-Pacific market. Working closely with many of the leading Partners in the Asia market, you will also benefit from the best in class training and development and clear career progression opportunities. The firm pays a full New York salary / bonus package. 

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Company Description
About Agnew O'Brien Global Legal Recruitment
Agnew O’Brien Global Legal Recruitment is a boutique consultancy that represents high calibre lawyers in their job search across international jurisdictions spanning the Asia-Pacific, Offshore Caribbean / Channel Islands, Middle East and United Kingdom. Those we assist are offered a bespoke, consultative recruitment service of the highest professional standards, specifically tailored to address individual search requirements and objectives. Our approach is discreet yet pro-active, offering candidates practical support throughout each step of the recruitment process.