eLawyer Recruitment
Our client is a US based MNC with business presence globally. They are looking for a Legal Counsel to work at their Hong Kong office.

Lawyers from common law jurisdiction with Mandarin and Cantonese skills are welcome to apply.
Legal Counsel (Regional Role, Hong Kong)
In House
Corporate / M&A / Commercial
Full Time/Permanent
Outside Malaysia, HONG KONG
2 - 4 Year(s)
Professional Qualification
- Leading role in contract review for Greater China, including preparing, structuring, reviewing, revising and drafting commercial contracts in a timely manner.

- Coordinating, liaising and negotiating commercial contract with internal stakeholder and clients.

- Advising business on contracts, dispute or other business concerns arising from day-to-day business activities (i.e. employment dispute, non-competition, data protection etc.) .

- Reviewing and advising on other legal and/or commercial documents (i.e., leases, employment contract, demand letters etc.);

- Developing and implementing of contracts management process. Providing in-house basic legal trainings to the Business where necessary.

- Taking part in assessing/exploring new business and/or service model. Provide practical and efficient legal comments and suggestions regarding risk management.

- Leading role in managing license renewals, regulatory inspections and other regulatory compliance matters in GC (including consultation with relevant government authority on compliance issues).

- Other ad hoc tasks that are required from time to time, e.g. legal research, assisting in other compliance and regulatory matters.

- Providing day-to-day legal support to the business and regional legal team where required.
- Candidate must have an LLB, 2-4 years legal experience, with experience in contract review, management and negotiations.

- Business level proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English, Mandarin and Cantonese are essential;

- Able to hit the ground and running and handle matters effectively and independently with minimum supervision. Willing to take ownership;

- Candidate with both private practise and inhouse experience is preferred;

- Able to handle conflicting priorities and meet scheduled and/or tight deadlines. Strong time management skill;

- Strong communications and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels;

- Team player. Have a strong work ethic and eager to learn. Deliver high quality and competent work.
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