Direct Commercial Paralegal

Job Title: Direct Commercial Paralegal
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shanghai
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Tina Lu
Job Published: January 14, 2020 15:00

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in legal research, contract reviews/negotiations, compliance and other legal matters related to retail and non-retail real estate (lease, construction, design etc.). Involved agreements may include retail, office and warehouse leasing, service purchase agreements, design agreements, construction contracts, and event agreements etc.;
  • Support Nike Direct store operational issues by closely partnering with Lease Administration, Store Operation, Construction, Athlete Training & Service, Facilities, Loss Prevention, Finance and other internal business colleagues to provide guidance and counseling on essential issues. Call out potential legal/business risks and suggest practicable solutions;  
  • Support to manage or directly resolve various disputes including litigations;
  • Assist to prioritize high value/high risk work while efficiently resourcing low risk/low value work, including development of process and systems to streamline workflow;
  • Coordinate with outside counsel to complete related legal work, manage and supervise outside counsels;
  • Other assignments as instructed.




  • Bachelor of Law Degree from a reputable law school;
  • PRC bar admission;
  • 5+ years’ paralegal or junior lawyer experience in an international law firm or a multinational company in the following specialty areas: retail leasing, major office leases, warehouse/ distribution center leases, lease acquisition, and/or construction or development contracts;