Legal Counsel

Location: Beijing
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 8_160719
Sector: Legal In-House

Brief Overview:

A top tier USD fund is looking for a Legal Counsel for transactional and daily legal support.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Assist senior lawyers with new investments and manage legal affairs with respect to existing portfolio companies
  • Assist senior lawyers with divestments through trade sales and IPOs (HK, US and China)
  • Conduct legal research and handle general corporate matters
  • Draft and review day-to-day contracts for the various operating entities in China
  • Participate in global legal projects and co-operate with compliance and risk functions in identifying and controlling legal risks
  • Liaise with and manage external counsels 

Requirements:

  • Transaction lawyer with 3-6 years PQE in a reputable law firm or investment fund
  • Familiar with VC/PE investment terms
  • Familiar with agreements with respect to the general corporate and daily operation
  • Experience handling employment and/or IP matters a plus
  • Good at drafting in Chinese/English; ability to speak fluent English essential
  • Graduated from a top law school with excellent academic credentials
  • Experience in advising clients in health care/high tech industry preferred but not required
  • US/UK LLM preferred but not required