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Assistant General Counsel and Director, Korea Country General Counsel

Seoul, KR

Job Description:

Your background

  • 10+ years’ PQE
  • Korea legal qualification and onshore practising experience in supporting one or more of the below mentioned business activities
  • In-house experience at an international financial institution, or experience in supporting such institutions at a law firm
  • Language proficiency:  Korean (at native level), English (high professional level)

What you can expect

Our Korea franchise comprises Corporate Banking, Treasury Services, FICC, Investment Banking, Capital Markets, and Equities activities.  The General Counsel will be a member of the Korea Country Leadership team based in Seoul, sole onshore member of the regional Legal Department.  The General Counsel will be responsible for providing legal advice to support the conduct of onshore business activities and maintenance of related onshore operating and control frameworks.

What you will do

  • You will be part of the Korea Country Leadership Team and the Regional Legal Senior Leadership Team.
  • You will work closely with the Korea Country Head, Onshore Business Heads, COO, and Control Function partners.
  • You will effectively coordinate legal support for our onshore business activities and their supporting risk and operating frameworks and any disputes or regulatory enquiries via regional (non-Korean speaking) legal team specialists and onshore external counsel, and in doing so balancing the needs of the firm’s regional/global franchise norms with those of the onshore competitive/operating environment.

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.

Job Band:

H4

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

35

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Your background

  • 10+ years’ PQE
  • Korea legal qualification and onshore practising experience in supporting one or more of the below mentioned business activities
  • In-house experience at an international financial institution, or experience in supporting such institutions at a law firm
  • Language proficiency:  Korean (at native level), English (high professional level)

What you can expect

Our Korea franchise comprises Corporate Banking, Treasury Services, FICC, Investment Banking, Capital Markets, and Equities activities.  The General Counsel will be a member of the Korea Country Leadership team based in Seoul, sole onshore member of the regional Legal Department.  The General Counsel will be responsible for providing legal advice to support the conduct of onshore business activities and maintenance of related onshore operating and control frameworks.

What you will do

  • You will be part of the Korea Country Leadership Team and the Regional Legal Senior Leadership Team.
  • You will work closely with the Korea Country Head, Onshore Business Heads, COO, and Control Function partners.
  • You will effectively coordinate legal support for our onshore business activities and their supporting risk and operating frameworks and any disputes or regulatory enquiries via regional (non-Korean speaking) legal team specialists and onshore external counsel, and in doing so balancing the needs of the firm’s regional/global franchise norms with those of the onshore competitive/operating environment.

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.

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-22037535

Band: H4

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Mitesh Rathod

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
136 SEJONGDAE-RO JUNG-GU, Seoul, 04520