HSBC Vietnam

Assistant Legal Counsel (GCB6)

HSBC Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh

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  • Experience

    4 - 6 Years

  • Job level

    Experienced (Non - Manager)

  • Deadline to apply


Job Description

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we’re leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at HSBC. As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey. If so, one of our Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

In this role you will:

  • Aiding the accountable lawyer of the area on all material legal issues that the business faces
  • Execute against relevant policies and procedures for the relevant area of coverage to ensure that Legal's role in the second line of defence can be executed
  • Responding to changes in legal and regulatory requirements as they arise
  • Provide counsel and legal support on a variety of legal matters, or in a specialist area
  • Be considered to be a trusted adviser to the business by ensuring that commercially sensitive, pragmatic and practical legal support and advice is provided in a cost-effective manner for assigned areas
  • Provide counsel for assigned areas of responsibility, including matters that may be complex or have potential for legal, financial and / or reputational impact
  • Provide , commercial, practical legal advice to assigned areas
  • Be proactive in the provision of legal support and in advising the business ly of material legal developments and their implications
  • Ensure legal management is fully briefed on major issues arising in relevant business area and major legislative changes in area of expertise
  • Liaise with panel law firms and other appropriate external parties
  • Deliver fair outcomes for our customers and ensure own conduct maintains the orderly and transparent operation of financial markets
  • Support achievement of the HSBC vision, Values, goals and culture in personal behavior, actions and decision making
  • Take personal responsibility for understanding and agreeing performance expectations, completing the necessary mandatory training and developing the levels of capability and competence needed to be effective in the role
  • Contribute to team development, effectiveness and success by sharing knowledge and good practice, working collaboratively with others to create a productive, diverse and supportive working environment
  • Participate effectively as part of the Legal Team
  • Share legal knowledge and best practices with legal colleagues
  • Suggest ideas and contribute to implementing actions that will improve customer service, quality or the way teams and individuals work together
  • Adhere to HSBC policy, procedures and control requirements applicable to day-to-day working, exceptional and project activities, and raise any concerns about actual or potential issues ly, in line with reporting and escalation procedures
  • Continuously monitor lawyer requirements, gather information from relevant sources to assess potential impacts and identify risks, necessary changes and business opportunities
  • Apply relevant policies, procedures, practices and standards to their allocated tasks, taking responsibility for their own actions, to ensure the achievement of high levels of quality, effective risk management and regulatory compliance
  • Provide legal services in a cost-effective manner
  • Assist the business to remain compliant with legal risk management requirements set out in the Group Standards Manual and Legal FIM.

Job Requirement

To be successful in the role, you should meet the following requirements: 

  • Qualified Lawyer; 4- 6 year legal practice experience
  • Legal knowledge, technical insights and experience in banking products and services
  • Commercial sense and ability to think strategically and creatively
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and communication skills
  • Able to work independently or as a team player
  • Fintech/digital solutions, e-commerce, e-payment;
  • Local regulations

More Information

  • Age: Unlimited
  • Salary: Competitive

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