The Legal Department of J.P. Morgan is seeking a talented, highly motivated individual to join its Private Banking/Wealth Management Legal team in Asia. The individual will focus on supporting the managed products related services provided by the Private Bank/Wealth Management division, as well as advising on regulatory and platform issues.
The open position would be for a Vice President lawyer based in Hong Kong or Singapore.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Advise senior business management on a wide range of legal, regulatory and transactional issues relevant to the formation, management and distribution of managed products of all types.
Assistance with a wide range of support and advice to the Private Banking including advice regarding regulatory issues and the drafting and advice on client documentation.
Coordination with local counsel in Asia jurisdictions on legal and regulatory issues concerning cross-border activities and Private Banking business generally
Assisting with legal and regulatory advice and policy/ procedures development for new business initiatives, new products and platform arrangements
Working closely with Compliance and Risk functions and the Strategic Program Group on various risk and regulatory issues
Coordination with and assistance to the Legal teams in other parts of JPMorgan (both locally and globally)
Qualified lawyer with 6 years or above PQE in a common law jurisdiction (English law qualification preferable) with regulatory experience gained at a top tier law firm and/or other financial institution. Experience in Asset Management and related areas would be preferred
Experience with contentious matters and experience in products would be useful; experience in advising on cross-border related matters would be very helpful
Strong drafting, negotiation and legal analytical skills with executive presence and sound judgment
Experience in transactional workflow and ability to deal with tight deadlines
An organized self-starter able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to communicate well and work in a cross-functional team to achieve common goals
Ability to prioritize and respond to business needs
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