Family Associate Pqe Hong Kong Jobs Vacancy in Withers
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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
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
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
- 9.30 – 5.30pm but flexibility is a must
- 6 month probation period
- Flexible benefit package
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.
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