Head of Legal

Location: Hong Kong
Practice Area: Legal Inhouse - Commerce

Head of Legal

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Draft and review various legal documents and correspondences with suppliers, distributors, service providers, contractors and other business counterparts to identify all key risks, onerous terms and conditions, and recommend appropriate risk treatment
  • Provide legal and commercial advice to business and operational units (covering corporate, commercial, and litigation matters) within the Group
  • Assess the risk on various projects and potential transactions, and provide accurate legal advice to business and operational units
  • Monitor development in laws, regulations and on-going compliance issues that will impact the business, and prepare reports on relevant matters to management
  • Liaise with external advisors / lawyers and various legal regulatory bodies (when required)

REQUIREMENTS

  • Qualified lawyer with 10+ years post-qualification experience in legislations and legal principles (preferably in-house experience in real estate)
  • Admission to practice law in HK
  • Good command of spoken and written Chinese and English
  • Independent, well organized with attention to details, proactive with strong sense of responsibility
  • Good team player and strong interpersonal skills
  • Good command in MS Office & Chinese Word processing