ANZ Bank Looking For New Head Of Legal For NE Asia

We noticed that this vacancy was posted Christmas eve..for this new HK based position…

The ANZ write:


Head of Legal, North East Asia  ANZ Bank
China-Hong Kong
Compensation not disclosed


Based in Hong Kong.
Senior Leadership role.
Cross geographical scope.

ANZ is accelerating the growth of its business in Asia. Our solid foundation for significant growth and investment has been built over more than 39 years since ANZ opened its first office in Asia. We recognise our greatest asset is our people. That is why we are creating a unique climate of inspiration, leadership and great opportunities that will enable the best in market to thrive as part of our diverse team.

Additional local ANZ legal counsel is now required to support our business in achieving their substantial targets over coming years across both ANZ business and joint entities. In addition to managing and mitigating legal risks our Legal team provide innovative, commercial and strategically-oriented solutions to support our growth initiatives.

This role is charged with providing strategic legal advice and governance to the NEA businesses and entities. In addition to proactively managing legal risk, a large focus of this role will be on the development of new products and initiatives as our business continues to grow across the region.

You will partner with senior leaders across all product lines and North East Asian geographies to ensure the provision of a timely, commercially focused and cost effective legal service through the utilization of in-house expertise and the management of external legal vendors. Additionally you will support Risk and Compliance Stakeholders in the provision of a consistent and effective risk management solution.

The strong external relationships and knowledge you possess within legal and financial markets will ensure the business is kept apprised of legal developments impacting them and that it pursues the most effective solutions for legal issues. You will posses:

• No less than 10 years post admissions legal experience
• Strong experience within banking, finance, corporate and commercial law
• Legal or commercial experience within structured products and/or Debt Capital Markets
• Knowledge and experience of working with the laws of the PRC and Hong Kong
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English (mandatory) and Mandarin (preferential)


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