Mayer Brown

Mid to Senior Level Associate - Shipping Finance

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/4/2020 10:18 PM)
ID
2020-2996
# of Positions
1
Pos. Category
Finance
Office Location
Hong Kong
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time

Overview

Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. With approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centres — New York, London and Hong Kong — we are uniquely positioned to advise leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex legal needs. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry.

 

We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realise their greatest potential. We also encourage all our people to use their skills to support the wider community through our pro bono and community volunteering programmes. At Mayer Brown the principles of mutual respect, dignity and understanding are central to the way we work and help to provide an environment where diversity and inclusion are embraced.

Responsibilities

  • Excellent opportunity to be an Associate of a renowned, highly-ranked Shipping Finance practice covering the Asia-Pacific region
  • Work closely with partners, associates and transaction officers on a variety of shipping finance and other transactions in the region
  • Provide advice, manage transactions and discuss transaction documents with clients
  • Drafting and/or revising or reviewing financing and leasing documents, including facility agreements, sale and purchase and bareboat charter agreements and other typical finance and security documentation
  • Participate in business development and similar activities

Qualifications / Person Specification

  • Qualified solicitor in Hong Kong, England & Wales, Singapore or Australia or other reputable common law jurisdiction(s)
  • At least 4 years’ PQE with a well-regarded law firm practicing shipping finance or other asset finance
  • Fluent English and Mandarin required. Cantonese (or another Asian language) would be helpful, but not essential
  • Strong prior experience in ship financing and leasing
  • A team player with a “can-do” attitude
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Hardworking, efficient and able to work under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills

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