Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations. Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice. Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse.
We Offer You will join us as a North Asia AFG Lawyer
A challenging role within our dedicated legal team primarily supporting the APAC Financing Group ("AFG") division
Opportunity to provide legal advisory and execution support on (i) a wide variety of financing products including share-backed loans, structured lending, pre-IPO financings, convertible loans / bonds and event-driven financings; and (ii) principal investments
Opportunity to work on closely with the business on transactions across the APAC region, with particular focus on North Asia.
Responsibility to identify and analyses legal and regulatory risks, and ensure that they are understood by the relevant internal partners and addressed in a timely and appropriate manner
Responsibility to prepare, review and negotiate internal share-backed loan documentation, engagement letters, term sheets, confidentiality undertakings, marketing materials and (in conjunction with external counsel where relevant) transaction-specific documentation
Responsibility to instruct and manage external counsels, and ensure high quality of services
Regular collaboration with other teams within the General Counsel function, and with other key internal partners (including Compliance, Credit Risk teams for example), who will be relying on your legal and strategic advice both on AFG related matters and other ad hoc matters Your future colleagues As a member of an encouraging regional team, you will work closely with the business and a wide spectrum of functions in Hong Kong as well as other APAC locations to provide critical strategic legal support. The team is highly dedicated to cultivate positive relationship and collaborative culture. The department values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm's D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global cultural values.
To excel in this role, you should possess:
5+ years of equivalent work experience gained in a leading law firm or a leading investment bank
Practical knowledge and experience of the legal / regulatory regime applicable to financing activities in APAC, in particular Hong Kong and China
Excellent technical, analytical and legal drafting skills
Teammate who can build trusted relationships with partners and other team members
Outstanding transaction management and execution skills, including the ability to manage external counsels, priorities matters effectively and pro-actively drive projects and matters forward to resolution
Ability to balance business needs and risk appetite of the Bank
Result oriented, dedicated, hardworking who can work on own initiative and can deliver on time under pressure with a high level of integrity and flexibility, sense of urgency, attention to detail and quality standards
Ability to read, write and speak Chinese (Mandarin) is strongly preferred
Understands the value of diversity in the workplace and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work
Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.
Internal Number: 10888541
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