Head of Legal, International Business

Excellent opportunity for senior lawyers who enjoy getting close to the business and building their own team

Your new company
Our client is an international corporate service provider which offers tech-based solutions and remote workforce to their clients worldwide. With the rapid expansion and growth, they are seeking an in-house Head of Legal to advise and support management of the Group in driving business initiatives from a legal perspective.

Your new role
  • Advise on legal issues arising from business operations. Draft and review commercial contracts and legal documents, be responsible for the standard master service templates, formulation and update of internal policies, processes and guidelines
  • Provide legal support for employment-related matters including benefits and rewards, workplace injuries, discrimination and labour disputes
  • Identify legal risks and ensure the Company’s rights and interests are fully protected and that the Company complies with all relevant aspects of the laws and regulations
  • Handle compliance related matters as well as corporate secretarial and governance issues
  • Assist in the management of disputes, litigation, disciplinary proceedings and other contentious matters and advise on strategies and approaches
  • Manage the Company’s regional trademarks portfolio and handle any IP infringement matters
  • Monitor legal and regulatory developments and develop sound and structured solutions to mitigate the risks. Provide updates and trainings on such developments to the management and relevant stakeholders
  • Supervise and coordinate with external legal counsel and compliance experts for more complex cases

What you'll need to succeed
  • Qualified Solicitor in Hong Kong or other major common law jurisdiction with 8-10 years’ post qualification experience gained from international law firm and/or sizeable corporations
  • Solid experience in general corporate / commercial matters, employment law and dispute resolutions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong business acumen
  • Be able to work independently and remotely
  • Good command of English. Chinese language is advantageous but not essential

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Adrian Lam at +852 2230 7432 or adrian.lam@hays.com.hk for a confidential discussion on your career. #1209162


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6604-06,66/F, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon

Telephone: +85222307432

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