Location: Hong Kong
Job Reference: JO- 123962 7821
Our client is a multinational corporate and a Hong Kong listed company with robust business in various regions. They are engaged in diversified business across TMT, real estate, retail and more. They are now looking to hire for a General Counsel based in Hong Kong who will lead the legal function of their global business. As General Counsel / Head of Legal and Compliance, you will engage across the business on a strategic level in various regions and manage all legal and compliance matters for the group, including: Provide legal advisory and support in various regions on daily operations as well as corporate transactions/projects; Advise the senior management on business strategies and ensure compliance with listing rules requirements and other regulations; Draft and review various corporate and commercial agreements and legal documents for the group and business across Hong Kong, Greater China and other regions; Review/draft corporate policies and enhance corporate governance framework; Act as point of contact with regulatory bodies and professional parties regarding compliance matters; Manage and coordinate on intellectual property matters and assist on ad hoc projects; Manage potential disputes and engage on litigation matters protecting the company’s interest.
To qualify for this role, you will be ideally a Hong Kong qualified lawyer with a minimum of 7 -15 (+) years post qualification experience from law firms or corporates. Experience in corporate and commercial matters and knowledge of listing rules compliance is required. It would be an asset to have experience handling PRC legal affairs /cross border M&A/ JV transactions. The ideal candidate would be comfortable in working in a multicultural environment, with good interpersonal, communication skills, with fluency in English and Mandarin.
Contact person: Alex Tao, Associate Director, Legal
Tel: 2499 9293/ 6019 7216