The career you want without compromise
We are building a leading panel of capital markets lawyers who have the expertise set out below. If you are a highly-skilled and self driven lawyer with top tier technical experience in these areas then we are keen to hear from you.
Debt capital markets transactions, including investment grade bonds, high yield bonds, MTN programmes, sovereign bonds
Convertible and exchangeable bonds
Equity capital markets transactions, including IPOs and other equity offerings, block trades
Liability management exercises
A right to work and reside in Hong Kong
Qualification to practice in at least one of England & Wales, the United States, Hong Kong, Singapore or Australia
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A minimum of four years' post-qualification experience at a top tier law firm in this field
In-house legal experience at leading financial services institutions / corporates preferred (directly or as a secondee)
Strong technical knowledge and experience with Asian capital markets
Self-starter with a commitment to building a career as a consultant and a drive to achieve at a high level whilst working as a consultant
Adept a leading or working within complex multi-functional, multi-national project environments
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface at all levels, building strong relationships internally and externally
Client service-focused, with exemplary client service ethic and commitment
Strong commercial / business acumen
Resilient, adaptable, autonomous and highly credible
Advanced organisational skills and diplomacy
More variety. More control.
There really is no limit to the diversity of high-level work open to you.
Client assignments can range from stepping into a team to support a project to taking on a senior manager role working on major transactions or regulatory change projects or implementation.
Assignments are usually two to six months in duration and tend to require you work a minimum of four days per week.
You may also have the opportunity to work within Allen & Overy on an ad-hoc basis, supporting teams when needed or joining them for fixed periods to work on a deal.
Examples of recent assignments :
3 months coverage of an extended leave of absence of an in-house capital markets lawyer at a European investment bank
2-3 months additional resource needed for a small in-house team supporting the capital markets team of an international investment bank
Debt capital markets deal work within A&O
Consulting lawyer - Capital Markets Allen & Overy