HSBC Group

Senior Legal Counsel - Global Functions (BB-1EB52)

Found in: Neuvoo HK

Senior Legal Counsel - Global Functions:0000F7A4 Description

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we’re leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at HSBC. As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey. If so, one of our Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

Some careers grow faster than others.

If you’re looking for a career that will give you plenty of opportunities to develop, join HSBC and your future will be rich with potential. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.

Global Legal plays an important role in protecting the Group’s reputation by helping to future-proof the organisation through robust legal risk and issue advisory. Responsible for providing comprehensive legal advice to senior management and all global businesses and functions, the team offers a diverse range of legal skills, jurisdictional experience and practice specialisms across all countries and territories in which our businesses operate.

We are currently seeking a high calibre professional to join our team as a Senior Legal Counsel.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Provide prompt, commercial, practical and high-quality legal advice and support to Digital Banking Services (DBS) including on legislative or regulatory changes that impact DBS. DBS includes the Group’s Technology, Corporate Services, Strategic Sourcing, Performance Management, Transformation and Group Transaction functions
  • To provide legal advice, guidance and support to ensure that the Group’s exposure to legal risk through its engagement with third parties is managed
  • To ensure HSBC’s business and operational strategies and initiatives are facilitated in a timely manner
  • To support the Regional Head of DBS Legal to drive transformational change in the Global DBS Legal team to deliver efficient and effective risk management of non-customer contractual risk and IP risk globally (including involvement in setting Legal policy and procedures)
  • To support the IP team within DBS Legal in the protection of the HSBC IP (e.g. trade marks, patents and copyright)
  • Proactively assist the Head of Regions - DBS Legal to manage resource capacity within the Global DBS Legal team (including its external legal service providers), to deliver a responsive service to DBS functions in Hong Kong and ASP
  • Ensure senior legal management is fully briefed on major issues and legislative changes
  • Share legal knowledge and best practices with legal colleagues
  • Qualifications


  • Full legal qualification with proven post-qualification experience
  • Sound knowledge of commercial, technology and intellectual property law
  • In-house or financial services experience an advantage
  • Good analytical, lateral-thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Independent approach with the capacity to effectively prioritise and work under pressure
  • Good attention to details along with the ability to handle a diverse range of issues
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Good command of written and verbal English (additional language command of Cantonese an advantage)
  • To be considered for this role, the relevant rights to work in Hong Kong is required.

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    calendar_today2 days ago


    info Full-time

    location_on New Territories, Hong Kong

    work HSBC Group

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