PMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (the "Bank") is seeking to hire Legal Counsel to join its Regional Legal Team to provide legal advisory and transactional support to the Bank's Treasury Services ("TS") and Global Trade ("Trade") businesses in Asia Pacific.
TS's principal activities include providing cash and liquidity management products and services for multi-national corporations, non-bank financial institutions and government bodies worldwide. The Bank's Trade business comprises Traditional Trade (import/export documentary collections and letters of credit, guarantees/SBLCs), Supply Chain Finance (buyer led/supplier led programs) and Trade Finance Loans (export LC financing, draft discounting, import LC/bill financing, pre-export/payables/receivables financing).
Location and Reporting Line:
The position is available either in Hong Kong or Singapore, based on the candidate's residency, and reports to the APAC Head of Treasury Services & Global Trade Transactions Legal.
As a member of the APAC Treasury Services and Global Trade Legal group, the role will primarily comprise:
Providing legal support and advice to the TS and Trade businesses on a wide range of client related transactional matters including reviewing, negotiating, drafting and finalising contracts with the Bank's borrowers and customers;
Liaising and coordinating with local, regional and global legal counter-parts and functional partners on legal issues including those concerning cross-border activities and cross-business projects; and
Instructing and working with outside counsel. Candidate Qualifications
Qualified lawyer with 0-5 years of post-qualification legal experience;
Proficiency in Business Chinese, experience in cash management, credit transactions, supply chain finance, factoring, receivables purchase and ICC Uniform Practices will be an advantage;
Strong drafting, negotiation and legal analytical skills;
Able to communicate well and work in a cross-functional team to achieve common goals; and
Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and respond to business needs and goals.
Internal Number: 5493500
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