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ASSOCIATE JOB OPENINGS / COUNSEL JOB OPENINGS


Enforcement/FCPA/Litigation Associate Opportunity in Asia (Ref. ASP0097/2016)
Our client is looking for high calibre litigation associates to join their enforcement practice in China Ė open to position being in Hong Kong, Beijing or Shanghai. The ideal candidate must be US qualified and must be completely fluent in Mandarin Chinese. LLM and JD candidates will be considered. Candidates must also have, between 2-5 years of post qualification experience gained at a top US or UK firm. Compensation will be market competitive and will include COLA.

Banking & Finance Associate Opportunity in Hong Kong (Ref. ASP0098/2016)
Our client, a top tier Wall Street firm with a long standing presence in Asia, is looking for a high calibre Banking & Finance associate to join their finance practice (which covers leveraged finance, project finance and general banking) in Hong Kong . UK/US/HK/ Singapore/Australia/New Zealand qualified candidates with 3-6 years post qualification experience will be considered. Compensation will be US-based lock step and will include COLA. Knowledge of Chinese would be helpful but not essential.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution Associate Opportunity in Hong Kong (Ref. ASP0099/2016)
Our client is looking for a litigation associate to join their corporate & commercial litigation practice in Hong Kong. The ideal candidate will be Hong Kong qualified with 2-5 years of post-qualification experience gained at a local or international firm in Hong Kong. Fluency in English, business level Mandarin language reading and writing ability is required. Cantonese not essential. The right candidate will also possess strong English language drafting skills. Compensation will be market competitive.

Corporate Associate Opportunity in Hong Kong (Ref. ASP0100/2016)
Our client, a top tier Wall Street firm, is seeking mid-level corporate lawyer (Equity Capital Markets, High Yield and M&A experience) with Mandarin Chinese language skills. The ideal candidate will possess either an LL.M. or J.D. degree from a leading US university with experience gained at either a US or UK firm. A US admission is required. Compensation will be market competitive.

M&A Associate Opportunity in Hong Kong or Beijing (Ref. ASP0101/2016)
Our client, a top Wall Street law firm is looking for a mid to senior level associate for their expanding M&A practice. The role can be based in Hong Kong or Beijing. Native or business level Mandarin is preferred but is not essential. The firm has an outstanding M&A practice in China and regularly advises on some of the regionís most high profile deals. They are open to HK, US, UK, Australia, NZ or Singapore qualified candidates with good training and relevant deal experience.

M&A Associate Opportunity in Hong Kong (Ref. ASP0102/2016)
Our client, a top tier Wall Street law firm is looking for 3-6 years PQE associate with top academic background earned in the US, HK, Singapore, UK, Australia or NZ. Native or business level Mandarin language skills are essential as most of the deals will be China focused. The firm has a star M&A/PE practice in Asia. The compensation will be top market.

Financial Services Regulatory/ Litigation Associate Opportunity in Hong Kong (Ref ASP0103/2016)
Our client, a leading US law firm is expanding its financial services regulatory/ litigation practice and looking for good mid-level associates with common law qualification. No language skills required but good exposure to contentious and some non-contentious work in the regulatory field is needed. The firmís practice focuses on regulatory advice, investigations and enforcement for the financial services industry and listed companies. Compensation will be competitive with market.

Oil & Gas Associate Opportunity in Hong Kong (Ref. ASP0104/2016)
Our client is a US firm who is looking for an oil and gas associate to join their busy Asian practice based in Hong Kong. The ideal candidate will be qualified in either of the US, UK or Australia. The candidate must have between 3-5 years of post-qualification experience gained at a leading international firm. In-house experience at a global oil and gas company will be an added advantage. The candidate must have experience representing oil companies in energy transactions in one or more of these areas:
  • Upstream (exploration and production)
  • Midstream (processing and transportation)
  • Downstream (marketing and refining)
  • Compensation will be market competitive.

    PRC Trained Oil & Gas Associate (Ref. ASP0105/2016)
    Our client is a US firm who is looking for an oil and gas associate to join their busy Asian practice to be based in Hong Kong/Beijing. The ideal candidate will be qualified in either in the PRC and the US or UK. The candidate must have between 2-4 years of post-qualification experience gained at a leading international firm. Candidate must be a native Mandarin speaker and in-house experience at a global oil and gas company will be an added advantage. The candidate must have experience representing oil companies in energy transactions in one or more of these areas:
  • Upstream (exploration and production)
  • Midstream (processing and transportation)
  • Downstream (marketing and refining)
  • Compensation will be market competitive.

    U.S. Qualified Litigation Counsel for HK or BJ (Ref ASP0113/2016)
    U.S. qualified litigation counsel to join the corporate investigations, litigation and government enforcement practice in Asia . Candidate should have experience with multi-jurisdictional criminal, regulatory and internal investigations and litigation involving anticorruption law violations, securities fraud, antitrust and competition issues and other relevant regulatory and legal regimes. Position can be in Hong Kong or Beijing .

    UK Qualified DCM Counsel for HK (Ref ASP0114/2016)
    Our client has a leading Hong Kong-based corporate practice and seeks to add a debt capital markets counsel in Hong Kong . The role will be China facing so candidates with Chinese language abilities are preferred. There is an enviable roster of blue chip HK corporate clients for candidate to work with from the start, but candidates should also be entrepreneurial minded and able to help grow the practice over time.

    Candidates interested in any of the above associate openings, please contact
    Erle Benedict (erle.benedict@asiasearchpartners.com)



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