General Counsel - Hong Kong Listed Company

Location: Hong Kong
Practice Area: Legal Inhouse - Commerce

Our client is a large scale HKSE listed business, they are recruiting a senior lawyer to manage a team of lawyer and company secretary, working with senior stakeholders in the business.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides legal advice to the senior management and division heads in planning  any business transactions in compliance with all relevant laws and Listing Rules.
  • Establishes and monitors centralized internal legal documents of the Group.
  • Manages all legal activities and legal-related matters for the Group, provides a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services to the Group members.
  • Drafts and reviews all agreements, legal documents of the companies and subsidiaries in various jurisdictions, including Hong Kong, Overseas.
  • Liaises with regulatory authorities and professional firms in connection with legal, statutory compliance related functions.
  • Assists in the registration of trademarks and other intellectual properties matters for the company.
  • Conducts in-house legal research and preliminary analysis report for the ad hoc projects assigned from time to time.

 

Requirements

  • Hong Kong qualified legal practitioner with a minimum of 8 years' post-qualification experience in the general commercial sectors
  • Proven ability of drafting and reviewing legal documentation
  • More experience in business contracts, legal matter for daily businesses and China experiences
  • Sound knowledge/experience of Hong Kong laws, HK Listing Rules/compliance, M&A deals
  • Hands-on experience in dealing with regulatory bodies and commercial parties
  • Independent, self-initiative, detail-oriented and good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent spoken and written in English, Chinese and Mandarin