LEGAL COUNSEL (CORPORATE)

HKMS-JC-20-021

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Date:

Hong Kong

Location:

3-6 PQE

Seniority:

The Client:

  • A leading luxury goods conglomerate

What can the client offer?

  • A chance to be inundated with legal challenges facing traditional, offshore, overseas duty-free and digital businesses
  • An important role in making decisions and building a team in the long run

What are your responsibilities?

  • Draft, negotiate, and advise business clients relative to commercial agreements, including tenancy agreements, strategic partnerships, professional services agreements, product support, and other agreements with commercial customers and partners
  • Working collaboratively with global cross-functional teams (e.g. Sales, Client Services, Finance, Product) to drive deal closure
  • Providing legal assistance on regulatory and compliance matters including policy implementation and strategic decision making with the Group General Counsel and VP, Compliance
  • Anticipate and maintain up-to-date knowledge of current laws and industry regulations of different countries across Asia, to provide strategic advice and foster compliance including with third party suppliers and distributors
  • Manage and negotiate lease agreements with landlords across Asia
  • Managing various legal projects and other duties as assigned

What skills/ qualification will you need?

  • At least 3+ PQE Hong Kong and/or PRC qualified lawyer with legal firms and/or in-house experience
  • Solid experience in general corporate commercial and/or mergers and acquisitions
  • Must have experiences in reviewing and drafting tenancy and IP agreements
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Chinese

Who would be suitable for the position?

  • Someone who:-

- is highly motivated self-starter with demonstrated ability to work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines and manage competing priorities in a fast-paced sales environment with minimal supervision.  Excellent problem solving, analytical and organizational skills;

- understands business issues and has a pragmatic, commercial orientation; and

- enjoys being in the fast lane.

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