17 May

Family Associate Pqe Hong Kong Jobs Vacancy in Withers

Position
Family Associate Pqe Hong Kong
Company
Withers
Location
Opening
17 May, 2018 6 days ago

Withers urgently required following position for Family Associate Pqe Hong Kong. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Family Associate Pqe Hong Kong Jobs Vacancy in Withers Jobs Details:

The Department

The department has been a leading ranked practice for many years. It advises on all areas of family law, with a particular focus on the financial issues that arise when relationships are formalised or break down. Much of the work involves the negotiation and settlement of complex financial cases, often with an international perspective and further complicated by tax or trust issues.

The family law team is supported by in-house experts in other areas of the firm including Wealth Planning, Trust litigation, Corporate and Employment. They provide detailed advice at short notice for clients who are looking for the best location to file proceedings.

Another area of special interest is the resolution of disputes over children, including issues of residence, contact, and the problems that may arise when one parent wishes to move to live abroad with the children. In addition advice is given to trustees on the ramifications of a family member's marriage, civil partnership or separation.

Our clients include City professionals, entrepreneurs, owners of family businesses, landowners, celebrities and the independently wealthy, along with their spouses/partners

The Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Family lawyer to join a friendly and supportive firm that will offer access to top quality work whilst earning a competitive salary and enjoying other great benefits like bonuses, generous pension contributions and 25 days holiday a year.
The successful candidate would need to:

  • Advise on all areas of family law, in particular in complex international and cross border cases
  • Assist in dealing with pre/post-nuptial agreements, divorce, deeds of separation, financial remedy and children issues
  • International Divorce cases involving jurisdiction arguments and financial issues
This list of duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive. It is intended to describe the general content =and requirements for the performance of this job and, as such, the role may include the undertaking of additional tasks as required.
Skills and experience required

Key skills and experience

  • Hong Kong qualified lawyer with 3 to 4 years PQE
  • Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Multi-tasking, self-motivated and good attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure and a team player
  • Good interpersonal skills, organised, efficient, and excellent client management skills

    The essentials
  • 9.30 – 5.30pm but flexibility is a must
  • 6 month probation period
  • Flexible benefit package

About Withersworldwide

Withersworldwide has been acting for successful individuals, families and institutions for over 100 years.

We advise clients on the full range of their business, personal and philanthropic legal needs, both at home and abroad. With offices in the key financial centres of Europe, Asia-Pacific, the United States and the Caribbean, we provide coverage and services that other law firms focussed on the needs of the individual cannot. We have represented 42% of the Top 100 in The Sunday Times Rich List, 25% of the US Top 100 Forbes Rich List, 30% of the Top 20 Hong Kong billionaires in the Forbes World's Billionaires list and over 20% of the Forbes Asia's Richest Families list.

The firm consists of three global legal Divisions: Business; Dispute Resolution and Private Client & Tax. Each Division is headed by a Divisional CEO and Divisional Operating Officer. There is also an overarching CEO of the global firm.

Information for Recruitment Agencies

Withersworldwide endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, Withersworldwide operates a preferred supplier list and will not be accepting unsolicited applications from non-PSL agencies for this role.

Equal Opportunities Employment Statement

It is the policy of Withersworldwide to provide equal opportunities for all employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion. Decisions in these areas will be made only by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability.
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