Onsite with HSBC - Legal Counsel / Negotiator (12 Month Renewable Contract)

HSBC Main Building, Central, Hong Kong

  • Minimum 3 Years Experience
  • PRC Firm/Experience Preferred
  • Working Location: Central

As one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations, HSBC has been connecting customers to opportunities since 1865. With operations in 64 countries and territories, HSBC’s unparalleled international network links developed and emerging markets, and spans the world’s largest and fastest-growing trade corridors. The bank serves more than 40 million customers through its commercial, retail, investment and private banking businesses, which are supported by operational and functional teams around the world.

We’re currently seeking an experienced professional to join the HSBC team.


Job Duties:

  • Have an excellent knowledge of a variety of traded markets master agreement documentation and their underlying products (in particular, NAFMII, ISDA and other market standard derivatives and securities financing agreements) and credit, legal, regulatory and operational issues/risks relating thereto
  • Have a big picture understanding of the financial markets and understands business and regulatory implications of documentation aspects
  • Have a solid understanding of the roles, responsibilities, dependencies and dynamics between key banking functions such as Sales, Trading, Wholesale Credit Risk, Market Risk, Treasury and Counterparty Exposure Management
  • Be responsive and focused on client service
  • Be commercial and solutions focused with the ability to draft appropriate legal provisions reflecting the agreed outcome
  • Be aware of operational risk scenarios associated with the role and tasks and act in a manner that takes account  of operational risk considerations
  • Be highly organized, with excellent time and portfolio management skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be capable of building strong relationships with key stakeholders and external clients, and displaying the ability to liaise efficiently with senior front office contacts
  • Be able to work effectively in a pressurized and time sensitive environment
  • Display a flexible and adaptive approach to work


Job Requirements:

  • Legal background (qualified lawyer or law degree) OR experienced negotiator background in the Derivatives field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience negotiating NAFMIIs and ISDA Master Agreements and related or similar documentation
  • Prior experience in a similar role
  • Strong proficiency in English and Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Cantonese is a plus


HSBC is committed to building a work culture where everyone is valued, respected and opinions count. They take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, collaboration and supporting people to be at their best in an inclusive and diverse environment. 

For all interested parties, please send your CV and expected salary to tiger.wong@manpowergrc.hk or click 'Apply Now'.

Type: Contract

Category: Legal - No Selection Required

Reference ID: 117-10012022-TW

Date Posted: 10/01/2022