Senior Legal Counsel, Asia-pacific

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Last update 2024-06-15
Expires 2024-07-15
ID #2184919450
Senior Legal Counsel, Asia-pacific
Hong Kong, Hong Kong,
Modified June 7, 2024


Job Description: Employer: DWS Group Title: Senior Legal Counsel, Asia-Pacific Location: Hong Kong Job Code: #LI-ZL1 #L1-03 About DWS: Today, markets face a whole new set of pressures - but also a whole lot of opportunity too.

Opportunity to innovate differently.

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We're looking for creative thinkers and innovators to join us as the world continues to transform.

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As investors on behalf of our clients, it is our role to find investment solutions.

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And in return, we'll give you the support and platform to develop new skills, make an impact and work alongside some of the industry's greatest thought leaders.

This is your chance to achieve your goals and lead an extraordinary career.

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Team / division overview DWS Legal is a friendly, collegiate and dynamic team responsible for providing legal advice and support to DWS Group.

The DWS Legal department is part of the CAO (Chief Administrative Office) division of DWS.

The aim of the DWS Legal department, in partnership with the DWS business, is to protect the integrity and reputation of DWS Group, to manage legal risks and to assist DWS in its work as an international fiduciary asset manager.

With the initial public offering (IPO) of DWS, the focus of services of the DWS Legal department has expanded continuously from its core asset management legal capabilities.

As a full-time in-house lawyer you will work as part of your local team and the global DWS Legal department as a whole together with the business units and management of DWS Group.

Your responsibilities : As our Senior Legal Counsel, you will: Establishment and maintenance of private and public funds Advising on local legal and regulatory issues in relation to the structuring and distribution of funds in Asia-Pacific Structuring and documentation (including transaction and disclosure documents) of funds Leading negotiations with regulators, joint venture partners and investors of the funds Identifying and managing legal, regulatory and reputational risks Liaising with external counsel on drafting and structuring Liaising with other internal infrastructure departments regionally and globally e.g.

Compliance, Risk Participating in the Global Practice Groups of the Legal Department We are looking for Law degree from reputable university 6-8 PQE, preferably in a common law jurisdiction We are looking for a talented lawyer experienced in asset management matters who wishes to take on a varied portfolio across a wide range of legal and regulatory issues Work experience in common law jurisdiction(s) of reputable law firm or asset management company/financial institution of international exposure and presence is desirable with extensive experience in the structuring and distribution of private and public fund products and structures and the negotiation of separately managed accounts Experience with legal and regulatory issues (including cross border issues) across the Asia-Pacific region Good knowledge of international legal and regulatory changes and initiatives (eg QFI, AIFMD, Volcker) is highly advantageous Fluency in both English and Chinese (Mandarin), with good drafting and communication skills, is essential What we'll offer you: At DWS we're serious about diversity, equity and creating an inclusive culture where colleagues can be themselves and it's important to us that you enjoy coming to work - feeling healthy, happy and rewarded.

At DWS you'll have access to a range of benefits including, but not limited, to the below: A hybrid working model, allowing for in-office / work from home flexibility, comprehensive leave policy, personal and volunteer days Competitive compensation packages including health and wellbeing benefits Access to best in class trainings, in role development and career progression opportunities If you require any adjustments or changes to be made to the interview process for any reason including, or related to a disability or long-term health condition, then please contact your recruiter and let them know what assistance you may need.

Examples of adjustments include providing a change to the format of the interview, or providing assistance when at the DWS office.

This will not affect your application and our recruitment team will discuss options with you Our values define the working environment we strive to create - diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views.

We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation.

We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential.

Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance.

We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Visit Inside Deutsche Bank to discover more about the culture of Deutsche Bank including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Future of Work and more besides.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior legal counsel, asia-pacific
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