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Attorney – Global Corporate and Investment Bank Lending

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Job Description:

About Bank of America:

Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 35 countries. In the U.S. alone, we serve almost all of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 67 million consumer and small-business clients. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the World

Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 19 cities in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region’s leading financial services companies.

Position Description

The Attorney/Assistant General Counsel is part of the Asia Pacific Legal Group. The role will be responsible for providing legal analysis and advice to the Global Corporate and Investment Bank in Asia Pacific regarding loan transactions and related areas as part of the global International Loans Legal team. 

Key Responsibilities

Legal analysis and advice/judgment as to the following area and preparation of proper documentation to manage risks for the company across APAC and globally:

  • Syndicated and bilateral loan transactions, including credit, arrangement and agency;
  • Loan related restructuring and insolvency;
  • Licensing, regulatory and market risk related to lending business and loan transaction;
  • External counsel management
  • Co-working with compliance and other departments to keep the proper governance and control of the business units in place; and
  • Other Global Corporate and Investment Banking activities

Key Requirements

  • Admission in practice in law in either the US/UK/AUS with at least 5+ year PQE
  • Business level fluency in English (written and spoken) to communicate effectively with both stakeholders and regulators. 
  • In-depth understanding of and sufficient work experience the APAC lending and credit market (including Australia), both syndicated and bilateral, M&A financing structures, collateral and security packages.
  • Understanding of certain US and EU regulatory regimes (Dodd Frank Act, Volcker Rule, Reg W, GDPR etc.) is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal and socializing skill with team-work oriented mindset
  • Ability to think flexibly and proactively suggest solutions to achieve the goals business aims
  • Excellent legal writing skill
  • Solid understanding of business practice and industry custom
  • Willingness to work as a member of global team and strong curiosity to changing financial practice and environment

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Full time

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2 QUEEN'S RD, Hong Kong