Assistant Legal Counsel

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Legal Inhouse - Commerce


Support business leaders and functional heads with contract review and legal advice on general
matters, as well as support ad hoc projects or issues from legal and statutory perspectives.


• Draft and review retail and sourcing operations contracts in apparel industry for the
developed and developing countries and maintain standardized contract review and
• Provide professional advice and practical solutions to issues arising during normal business
• Closely collaborate and partner with internal business stakeholders and cross-functional
teams to identify, address and communicate risks, and to understand relevant business
• Assist corporate Legal Department on global initiatives such as mergers, dispositions and
other strategic transactions.
• Develop and deliver training or direction internally on matters related to sound business
practices and corporate governance.
• Streamline and drive efficiency in contract review and completion by creating and
maintaining form agreements and other processes, as appropriate
• Keep abreast of latest development of rules and regulations which are related to or
affecting operations.
• Provides support to Legal Department on different projects and assignments as allocated
from time to time


Education and Experience:

• J.D., LL.B or its equivalent required.
• Qualified lawyer with minimum 3-5 years of post-qualification experience in law firms
and/or in-house. Demonstrate familiarity with business and legal practices in commercial or
sourcing operations in apparel industry.


• High level of accuracy in work, attentive to details
• Self-motived and ability to work under tight deadlines; ability to thrive in a fast-paced and
high pressure environment
• Good organizational and time management abilities with proficiency to multi-task and
prioritize workload; solid decision-making skills
• Work successfully with business teams in multiple physical locations and time zones, with
colleagues of various cultures and nationalities
• Have strong interpersonal skills and a highly collaborative working style, with demonstrated
success working in small teams, playing a hands-on role to meet a variety of legal needs of
the businesses. Be comfortable working and building relationships with people based in
other parts of the world via telephone and electronic communication methods.
• Excellent written and oral English and Chinese, Putonghua a must, Japanese language