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Legal Counsel

Kwun Tong, Hong Kong
Legal & Compliance

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English (UK)

Job Description

Legal Counsel 

Legal

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will provide business-oriented legal advice and counseling to internal stakeholders.  Responsibilities include the following:

  • Counsels business partners as a trusted advisor in legal matters in assigned area.
  • Identifies and analyzes legal risks and opportunities, and drives solutions.
  • Ensures effective legal control of agreements by drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements in assigned area, including those related to tenders, M&A, sale and purchases.
  • Manages claims and legal proceedings, both offensive and defensive.
  • Compiles reports on material legal risks and proceedings to meet relevant internal and external regulations and requirements.
  • Ensures adherence to given legal policies and processes.
  • Performs company secretarial tasks.
  • Manages outside counsel.
  • Selects and manages legal interns.

Requirements:

Individuals who meet the following requirements or possess the equivalent combination of competence and experience are invited to apply:

  • Minimum of five years of relevant experience.
  • Proven experience in corporate, commercial and M&A, gained from multinational company and/or international law firm.  Experience in construction and antitrust is a plus  
  • Qualified in Hong Kong or a common law jurisdiction.
  • Proven experience in managing major projects (e.g. construction, M&A, litigation, investigations) preferred.
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written, is a must.  Ability to converse in Cantonese is ideal.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate complex legal issues and solutions to non-lawyers in simple terms.
  • A natural leader with the professional and personal stature to be effective at all levels of the company.
  • A quick learner who can think on his/her feet.
  • A person who is capable of and enjoys working independently and autonomously.
  • Someone who possesses integrity and honesty, drive, curiosity and commitment.


Job ID: 106819

Organization: Legal and Compliance

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time





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