Head of Legal and Compliance (Leading Fintech Firms)

Our clients are leading fintech firms and they’re looking for experienced candidates specialized in the Legal and Compliance field to join their team

  • Overseeing the company’s legal and compliance functions such as employment, business expansion, company structure, commercial contract review and tax.
  • Advise dispute resolution and prevention, internal investigations, risk assessments, service liability, protection of proprietary information and data; project management over commercial litigation and mediation.
  • Handle various group-level legal work, including but not limited to joint ventures, partnerships, investments, debt & equity financings, and new markets entries.
  • Liaise with regulators (HKMA, SFC, etc) and relevant industry associations.
  • Assist the executives for ad-hoc projects.


  • 8+ PQE in HK/ UK or other common law locations.
  • Solid experience of practicing in a commercial environment. In-house experience at financial institutions and/or general fintech firms is a plus.
  • Sound judgment of business practices, regulatory relationship management and reputational risk.
  • Knowledge of PRC regulations is a plus (not a must to be qualified in PRC).
  • Team-leading and internal training experience is an advantage.
  • Fluent in English is a must. Fluency in Cantonese and Mandarin is a plus.

Job Details

  • $90,000+
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent


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