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Senior Legal Counsel (Hong Kong Listed Company)

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel (Hong Kong Listed Company)
Location: Hong Kong
Industry:
Contact Name: Sunny Yung
Contact Email: sunnyyung@aquissearch.com
Job Published: May 27, 2020 15:33

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Drafting and negotiating a wide variety of time-sensitive commercial agreements, such as sales agreements (e.g. busines agreements, joint venture agreements, license agreements), and agreements relating to marketing, vendors and other activities related to affiliate businesses;
  • Providing advice and counsel to business leaders across the group
  • Preparing form agreements. Establishing and streamlining processes and procedures to improve efficiency;
  • Coordinating with business units on green field projects
  • Providing on-boarding and refresher training to employees in different locations on corporate policies, code of conduct and compliance related issues
  • Collaborating with functional stakeholders, including tax, finance, HR, supply chain and other internal teams;
  • Managing outside counsel.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Key Qualifications:

For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team: 

  • At least 5 years of relevant post-qualification experience, ideally with in-house general commercial experience
  • Knowledge of the laws of key jurisdictions within the business;
  • Knowledge in common law and some knowledge of working on different jurisdictions outside of Hong Kong
  • Experience in labor dispute resolution;
  • Experience providing legal support in a multi-national culture across different time zones.  Some travel may be required;
  • Admitted to the bar in a common law jurisdiction
 
Incumbents with less experience will be considered as Legal Counsel