Funds Associates to Counsel (Elite US Firm) - Hong Kong

Elite US law firm seeks Associates at all levels through to Counsel for its expanding funds practice in Hong Kong.

Hailing form a top tier international law firm, candidates will possess a superb educational background from the US, UK, Hong Kong or Australia/NZ (JD, LLM or LLB), excellent English drafting skills and a strong interest or experience in funds work. This is a great opportunity for junior lawyers to make the switch to funds and for more senior candidates to take a prominent position in the development of the practice going forward. 

While candidates with fluent Chinese language skills are preferred, the ability to read, write and speak English to a high level of fluency takes priority (though expectations are that more senior lawyers will be bilingual English/Mandarin Chinese and take an immediate client facing position).

Offering applicants significant exposure to the structuring and formation of private equity and venture capital funds for Asia-based managers, especially in China and Hong Kong, primarily covering Asia-based investment advisers and institutional LPs, the successful candidates will become part of a growing team that looks to reward its lawyers both financially (full New York / Cravath package) and in terms of enhanced career development & progression.

To learn more about this opportunity, please send your details in confidence to james@agnewobrien.com or apply via this website. Due to the volume of applications received, only applicants that adequately match the job spec will be contacted.

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