Overview

Job Reference: JO-7821-5655
Location: Hong Kong

Our client is a multinational fast growing company and leader in its market within technology and robust growth internationally. As Regional Senior Counsel/ Legal Director, you will: Manage a team of legal professionals and help build out the legal function; Take lead in providing strategic legal advice to business units and operations as a business enabler with balanced view of risks. Provide legal advice on strategic business initiatives; Establish and maintain systems of the legal department; Managing and work with outside counsels and ensure compliance with applicable laws across all jurisdictions that the company operates in, including data privacy matters; Lead on establishing system and processes, advising on product offerings, establishing contract database, managing day to day legal affairs; Recommend and implement policies to support business expansion; Work with external counsel on special projects or specific legal matters including cross border transactions, disputes and more; Maintain continuous improvement of internal legal processes and handle recruitment and training of legal staff.

The ideal candidate would possess common law legal qualifications with 6-11 (+) years PQE from multinational or sizable companies, or from relevant practice within TMT leading law firms. Less experienced candidates may alternatively be considered for a junior counsel position with generalist background. Experience in general commercial, technology, IP/IT, e-commerce, B2B, B2C business would be an advantage. Legal compliance experience including data privacy would be an advantage. In terms of personality straits, you are expected to be open minded, result-oriented, commercial, a fast learner, and able to work independently, with an interest in technology and strong interpersonal, stakeholder management and communication skills. Prior experience or possessing soft skills and potential to manage team members would be useful. You will be expected to speak fluent English and Chinese. This would be an excellent opportunity for candidates to join a fast growing multinational technology firm, offering fascinating regional exposure, strong support of external counsels, as well as a multinational collegiate work environment, and take on an international lead role in the legal function as the business grows in various regions.

Consultant: Alex Tao
Consultant Tel: +852 2499 9293 / +852 6019 7216

[email protected]

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