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Our client, a leading private equity firm, is seeking a talented and experienced mid-Level Funds Counsel to join their small legal team in Hong Kong. The successful candidate will have a strong background in fund formation and investment management, with a focus on private equity funds.
- Provide legal advice and support for the firm's private equity fund formation and investment activities in Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region.
- Draft, review, and negotiate fund documents, including limited partnership agreements, subscription agreements, investment management agreements, and side letters.
- Advise on regulatory and compliance issues related to the firm's investment activities, including compliance with relevant securities laws and regulations.
- Work closely with internal stakeholders, including investment professionals and other members of the legal team, to ensure that legal issues are identified and addressed in a timely and effective manner.
- Manage external counsel relationships and work collaboratively with outside legal advisors on complex legal matters.
- Qualified lawyer in common law jurisdiction with 4+ years PQE
- Experience in fund formation and investment management, with a focus on private equity funds.
- Strong knowledge of Hong Kong and regional securities laws and regulations related to private fund formation and investment management.
- Excellent drafting, negotiation, and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.