Legal Assistant - Hong Kong

Recruiter
QED Legal
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island
Salary
£45000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted
15 May 2019
Closes
12 Jun 2019
Ref
BBBH25490
Contact
Matthew Whitehead
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Corporate, Corporate Finance, M&A
Experience Level
Junior Level

My US law firm client is looking for a Legal Assistant to provide legal support services to partners, counsels and attorneys on corporate client matter files, with a focus in Hong Kong matters including listings, corporate finance transactions, compliance and mergers & acquisitions.

Qualifications

    • Related experience in a law or professional services firm desirable
    • Knowledge of relevant Firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
    • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
    • Demonstrates close attention to detail
    • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
    • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
    • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
    • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
    • Excellent PC skills, WP in both English and Chinese
    • Excellent multitasking abilities to work under pressure and tight schedules
    • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs
    • Experience/Education

  • Bachelor of Laws degree
  • Proficiency in English and Chinese (written), English and Mandarin (spoken) essential

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