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Legal – Assistant General Counsel, Vice President, CIB Legal, Treasury Services

Req #: 170082975
Location: Hong Kong, 01, HK
Job Category: Legal
Potential Referral Amount: 40000 Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)

Job Overview


JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (the “Bank”) is seeking to hire Legal Counsel to join its Regional Legal Team to provide legal advisory and transactional support to the Bank’s Treasury Services (“TS”) businesses in Asia Pacific.


TS’s principal activities include providing cash and liquidity management products and services for multi-national corporations, non-bank financial institutions and government bodies worldwide.


Location and Reporting Line


The position is based in Hong Kong and reports to the legal head for APAC Treasury Services Product.




As a member of the legal team for APAC Treasury Services Product, the role will primarily comprise:    

  • providing primary product-aligned legal support and advice to the TS business, including to its Commercial Bank clients, on a wide range of product-specific queries, non-transactional matters including conducting legal due diligence and drafting form contracts for new business and product initiatives;

  • providing cross-product coverage support and assistance on client and transactional matters including reviewing, advising and negotiating contracts and legal documentation relevant to the businesses;

  • liaising and coordinating with local, regional and global legal counter-parts and functional partners on legal, risk and regulatory issues including those concerning cross-border activities and cross-business projects;

  • analysing and assisting the TS Business to implement new TS products and services; and

  • instructing and working with outside counsel.

Candidate Qualifications

  • Qualified lawyer from a common law jurisdiction or local jurisdiction in any of the Asia Pacific countries with 7-12 years of post-qualification legal experience (optimally, a combination of experience as an in-house counsel in the financial services industry and as a lawyer in a mid/top tier law firm);

  • Experience in cash management, liquidity and transaction banking across geographies will be an advantage;

  • Strong drafting, negotiation and legal analytical skills;

  • Able to communicate well and work in a cross-functional team to achieve common goals; and

  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and respond to business needs and goals.

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