Legal Counsel - HK and Macau

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Legal Inhouse - Commerce

A leading MNC company focusing on infrastructure is looking for a Hong Kong qualified Legal Counsel to cover the Hong Kong and Macau region, while expanding its business into South China region. 

Responsibilities:

  • Advice on various regulatory and legal issues generally, mitigate or eliminate risks strategically 

  • Review, draft and/or vet all relevant legal documentation

  • Proactively liaising with the Asia legal colleagues and contacts (including, Finance, HR, Risk Management, etc.) in other regions in relation to the performance of the foregoing responsibilities

  • Assisting in any other work of the business and/or regionally as required by the Asia General Counsel including in respect of acquisitions/divestments, contract administration/performance, dispute resolution, data privacy, corporate governance, and insurance queries and/or requirements

Requirements:

  • 3-6 PQE Hong Kong Qualified Solicitor

  • In-house experience is preferred

  • Advanced written and verbal English and Cantonese. Fluent in Mandarin is preferred

  • Some knowledge of applicable compliance regulations (in particular, data privacy)