• Legal, Litigation Lawyer, Vice President - Hong Kong

    Location(s) HK-Hong Kong
    Job ID
    2018-45025
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Legal
    Region
    Asia Except Japan
    Division
    Legal and Internal Audit
    Business Unit
    Firmwide Legal
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    WHO WE ARE

     

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in Hong Kong, London, Frankfurt, Tokyo and other major financial centres around the world.

     

    BUSINESS UNIT AND ROLE OVERVIEW

     

    In Hong Kong we are looking for a contentious lawyer to work in the Litigation and Regulatory Group. The Litigation Group manages litigation, arbitration, regulatory and other proceedings involving the firm, and is part of the wider Asia Pacific Legal department, liaises closely with the London and New York Litigation practice area and works closely with all areas and level of personnel within the firm globally. The caseload derives from all aspects of our Asia Pacific operations including investment banking, securities trading and investment management.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    Independently and/or supporting lawyers in the Team:

    • Advising Legal, Compliance and business colleagues on potentially contentious matters
    • Handling investigations, both internal and regulatory
    • Advising on regulatory enquiries
    • Advising on legal issues of privilege, governing law and jurisdiction
    • Handling litigation and all forms of dispute resolution
    • Instructing and managing outside counsel

     

    SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

     

    Basic Qualifications

    • 6+ years’ post qualification experience required in a leading law firm or financial institution
    • Team player with the ability to respond and be flexible to client demands, whilst adhering to firm policies and group practices
    • Chinese language skills (spoken and written) an advantage

     

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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