We seek a top-tier attorney with experience in-house and/or at a law firm and expertise in Hong Kong asset management laws and regulations and familiarity with asset management laws and regulations in key jurisdictions in the region to provide required legal support to our expanding businesses in Asia, including Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai. Successful candidate will possess top-tier legal training and skills, a strong work ethic, an ability to effectively advise the local business and a strong desire to integrate and collaborate with global legal colleagues as a member of the global legal team.
Functional Reporting to Assistant General Counsel – International (located in San Francisco)
Regional coverage including Hong Kong, Singapore, and Shanghai
Responsible for providing legal support to local businesses in Asia, working with global legal team and local counsel
Legal support will include:
Advising the local business and compliance and informing global legal and compliance teams on relevant legal developments in the Asia region;
Advising and supporting the local business on the marketing and distribution of Matthews Asia's Luxembourg SICAV;
Advising and supporting the local and global business on new initiatives and opportunities in the region;
Attending and presenting the legal update at Board of Directors meetings of operating companies in Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai;
Reviewing and approving agreements to be entered into by the local businesses.
Asset Management expertise and experience, including expertise in Hong Kong and / or Singapore asset management laws and regulations
Strong oral and written English required
Ability to read and write Mandarin a plus
Must embrace being part of the global legal team and enjoy collaborating with global legal colleagues
Must be able to work in a self-sufficient manner (i.e., without dedicated administrative / secretarial support)
Must be available for conference calls with the legal team in San Francisco starting in the morning in HK
Must be well-organized and efficient
Highest ethics required
Strong work ethic essential
THE COMPANY: Matthews Global Investors (HK) Ltd. ("Matthews Asia")
Matthews Asia is an independent, privately owned investment manager headquartered in San Francisco with subsidiary offices in London, Singapore and Hong Kong. Founded in 1991, Matthews Asia specializes in investing in Asia's equity and fixed income markets for institutions, intermediaries and retail investors worldwide. For over 25 years our bottom-up, active investment approach has focused on identifying the most attractive long-term growth opportunities in Asia's diverse markets. Our portfolios typically feature low turnover rates and high active share, with holdings that differ significantly from their benchmarks. Our long-term perspective and culture of independent thinking facilitate our delivery of a consistent and distinctive value proposition to our clients and partners.
Additional information on Matthews International Capital Management, LLC and Matthews Asia can be found at www.matthewsasia.com.
Matthews International Capital Management, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. The Company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), age, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, political activity or affiliation, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition as defined under applicable law, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, taking or requesting statutorily protected leave, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws or ordinances.
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Internal Number: 5845925
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