Location: Hong Kong
Our client is a leading Fortune 500 company in the Retail/FMCG space. They are looking to hire for a Legal Counsel to join them as APAC Legal Counsel. This is a newly created opportunity for a mid-senior corporate lawyer to join their legal department, offering stable hours and a collegiate work environment. In this role, you would be managing all general corporate and commercial matters across the APAC region for their businesses, including drafting/review commercial agreements, tenancy agreements, and providing legal advice and solutions to business units, Marketing, HR, Finance and other functions across the regions. You will also be advising on corporate governance matters and providing compliance training.
To qualify for this role, you are expected to have common law professional qualification (e.g. SG/UK/US/AUS, etc), with 7-10 (+) years of PQE, ideally with in-house regional experience. In addition, prior experience from reputable law firms would be advantageous. You are expected to be meticulous, and a good team player with strong stakeholder management and communication skills. Experience in FMCG/Retail would be ideal but not a must. In terms of language capability, you are expected to be fluent in English and Chinese including Mandarin. Additional capability in Japanese/Korean would be an advantage but not a must. The role is based in Hong Kong. For the right candidate coming from overseas, you would be offered a relocation package and work visa.
Consultant: Alex Tao
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