* To assist the Head of Legal, Retail Clients in managing the legal function, implementing and promoting policies designed to minimize legal risks, provide quality legal services to all internal clients and ensure effective management of all legal matters in China.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
* To negotiate, prepare, review and approve contracts, agreements and other legal documents * To provide legal advice on matters where external advisors are not involved and manage external advisers in giving independent legal opinion/advice. * To handle complaint cases and legal proceedings properly and cost-effectively with or without using external advisors to achieve maximum recovery or minimize the Bank's losses. * To conduct legal research on specific legal issues, update local laws and regulations, and develop and provide appropriate training programs to enhance legal awareness. * To ensure that products and services offered in China duly comply with local law and regulation. * To provide legal assistance in ad hoc projects or other works assigned by Department Head from time to time * To supervise and manage the staffs in the team and assist Head of Legal, Retail Clients in legal issues assigned by Head of Legal. * To act as UORM for the team.
Qualifications and Skills
Qualifications & Skills
* Be a qualified lawyer in PRC or a PRC law degree holder with at least 6 years' working experience * Have solid knowledge in banking and/or securities laws in PRC. * Preferably have in-house experience in banks or other financial institutions, though private practice will also be considered; * Preferably have experience in supervising staff * Have strong presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills; * Be able to work independently under minimum supervision; * Be able to work under pressure; and * Be fluent in English and Chinese(written and spoken ability) * Team player Other then the above roles, job holder should follow other job duties and responsibilities assigned by line manager from time to time.
Diversity and Inclusion
Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.