Assistant Legal Counsel

Assistant Legal Counsel

AIA Group
Hong Kong Macau
2-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Bring your career aspirations to life with AIA!We are looking for a junior lawyer to join our team of legal professionals and handle a broad range of corporate matters, primarily providing support and advice to senior lawyers within the team, as well as directly to business colleagues.
In particular, this role will focus on legal and regulatory matters related to the pension products / trustee services and group medical products offered by AIA Hong Kong and ensuring that AIA Hong Kong complies with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements related to each of these areas.
Roles and Responsibilities:
General responsibilities:
  • Assist in the review of and/or drafting of agreements/ documents, principal brochures/ offering documents, trust deeds, side letters, investment management agreements, insurance policies and endorsements;
  • Assist in the review of marketing materials, if and when necessary;
  • Assist in advising and giving opinions on all in-house legal matters including matters relating to trustee duties, data privacy, direct marketing, employment, litigation, disputes, customer servicing and intermediary related legal issues, complaints, long service payment/ severance payment, and bankruptcy issues;
  • Assist in the provision of practical business solutions to facilitate the selling of MPF/ ORSO products and group medical products;
  • Perform legal research and assist in the provision of regulatory updates;
  • Assisting with obtaining regulatory approvals (principally MPFA and SFC but also the Macau AMCM and BVI Financial Services Commission among others);
  • Supporting local and group-driven projects, initiatives and enquiries relating to pensions, trustee services and group medical;
  • Assist in the maintenance and enhancement of good corporate governance structure.

Company Secretarial support:
  • Liaising with Group Company Secretarial Team, and Hong Kong company secretarial consultant to support on corporate governance matters.
  • Communicating with external counsel or company agent where required.
  • Assisting with preparing and submitting filings with the Companies Registry and similar.
  • Assist with the running of board meetings, preparation of related board materials and production of minutes.

Other responsibilities
  • Perform any other duties to manage and enhance the pension and trustee businesses as directed by the Assistant General Counsel.

Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Qualified lawyer with at least 2 years’ law firm experience
  • Experience negotiating and drafting general commercial and contracts
  • Experience in general corporate law
  • Problem solver and lateral thinker
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
  • Operates well in a team environment with the ability to deliver quality work independently and in collaboration with other team members
  • Strong judgment and attention to detail, highly organised
  • Open to learning new skills and information
  • Fluent written and spoken Cantonese and English, Putonghua a plus.

Build a career with us as we help our customers and the community live healthier, longer, better lives.
You must provide all requested information, including Personal Data, to be considered for this career opportunity. Failure to provide such information may influence the processing and outcome of your application. You are responsible for ensuring that the information you submit is accurate and up-to-date.

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About AIA Group

For a century, we have served millions of people and generations of families all around the Asia-Pacific region.AIA is the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group – with a presence in 18 markets across the Asia-Pacific region.Our Vision is to be the world’s pre-eminent life insurance provider. That is our service to our customers and our shareholders.Our Purpose is to play a leadership role in driving economic and social development across the region. That is our service to societies and their people.Our Promise to help people live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.

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