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As the Senior Legal Counsel for Global Banking & Markets, you will support various investment banking businesses in New York. Business coverage will focus primarily on LatAm Syndicated Finance and Leveraged & Acquisition Finance, but could easily include Debt Capital Markets (including Private Placements and Liability Management), Equity Capital Markets and M&A Advisory. You will be responsible for managing legal risks by providing timely, clear and practical legal and strategic advice to the most critical businesses for HSBC.
Here's what you can expect day-to-day
As our Senior Legal Counsel, you will advise on the legal risk of existing and new business and product approval activities. This will likely include drafting, reviewing and negotiating relevant contracts and related transaction documentation (confidentiality agreements, engagement letters, commitment letters, credit agreements and underwriting documentation). You will identify new legal, regulatory and market developments that can affect business activities, and you'll educate our banking teams on how these developments may affect their business. This will include frequent and ongoing interaction with our front office and other critical teams (such as regulatory, compliance, operations, treasury and tax).
HSBC was born from one small idea: a local bank serving international needs. We started our business in Hong Kong in 1865. In 2015, HSBC celebrates its 150th year anniversary. Over the years, HSBC grew through expanding its branch network, offering new products and establishing its own investment banking arm.
We aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and ultimately helping people fulfill their hopes and realize their ambitions.
• Located in 72 countries and territories
• Serving around 48 million customers
• Supported by over 268,000* people
• Head office in US is New York City
We aim to be dependable, open and connected in everything we do. We want to ensure that our employees feel able to stand up for what is right, highlight potential risks and act with integrity, even when faced with pressure to act otherwise. By doing so, we will be able to meet expectations of society, customers, regulators and investors. To make sure everybody at HSBC lives up to these values, they are a part of everyone's annual performance review.
At HSBC, you will find that we are dependable, o...pen to different ideas and cultures, and connected to customers, communities, regulators and each other. Our culture has a family feel to it – our employees are encouraged to work together to reach a common goal. This idea is supported and encouraged at the leadership level and passed down.
Our size and global reach mean more opportunities for you to grow your career with us.
We are looking for forward-thinking, driven, perceptive candidates to help our customers realise their hopes, dreams and ambitions.
This means people who are dependable, open to different ideas and cultures, and enjoy being part of a team; people who have the potential to become the future leaders of HSBC.
We encourage you to drive your own development and build your network within your office and around the world.
We provide the opportunities for you to connect with customers, colleagues and the communities in which we operate.