Assistant Legal Counsel (3-6 months Contract)

A cutting edge pharmaceutical company with an impressive growth trajectory is looking for a Legal Counsel to be based in Hong Kong in form of 3 to 6 months contract.
The successful candidate will augment their growth by supporting the management teams on a variety of legal matters.

Responsibilities

  • Review, draft and negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts
  • Attention to details and the ability to provide timely legal support in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and outstanding business judgment with minimal supervision
  • Conduct legal research and co-ordinate in ad-hoc projects

Requirements

  • NQ to 3 PQE (Qualified in Hong Kong)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate comfortably at all levels within business clients and across borders
  • Highly motivated, strategic, detail-oriented individual
  • Experience working as a sole legal counsel will be an advantage
  • Experience reviewing and drafting commercial contracts required. International experience is a strong plus
  • Ability to draft and review contracts in Chinese
  • Fluent in Cantonese and English