APAC Legal Counsel

Job Title: APAC Legal Counsel
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: 4_190618
Contact Name: Johnny Hui
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 19, 2018 18:56

Job Description

A multi-national integrated energy company is seeking a middle to senior level corporate commercial lawyer to join their APAC Legal team.

The Role & Responsibilities:

  • Draft and review contracts and related documents (in Chinese and English, as applicable) in relation to company’s business interests in Asia Pacific including services contracts and other operations contracts and ancillary documents
  • Advise on contractual implementation, interpretation and dispute resolutions for the Asia Pacific Business Unit
  • Identify, analyze and resolve legal risks and issues in business initiatives and provide recommendations to the business unit
  • Research on legal developments and their implications to the company business activities for compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations
  • Support corporate initiatives including tax commercial support and corporate compliance matters
  •  Manage and liaise with and oversee outside counsel as necessary


  • Qualified Lawyer in common law jurisdictions;
  • Above 7 years post qualification experience, preferably with upstream oil and gas exposure or experience in dealing with SOE or PRC commercial experience
  • A demonstrable knowledge of commercial law and the ability to draft, negotiate and advise on a range of contracts
  • The ability to manage a diverse workload effectively whilst maintaining high standards
  • Strong research, drafting and interpersonal skills
  • Highly detail oriented and possess demonstrable exceptional writing skills
  • Excellent written and spoke English and Mandarin skills are essential
  • Proven experience in preparing commercial contracts for oil and gas projects.
  • In house experience with a MNC would be preferred