Legal Counsel, Litigation, Global Operations

Excellent role for commercial litigation lawyers who enjoy in-house and multinational culture

Your new company
Client is a listed company and a global market leader in the industry who has set foot prints across 60 countries worldwide. Due to expansion of the legal and compliance team, they are seeking for an experienced litigation lawyer with high calibre to join the Group.

Your new role
  • Provide legal advice on various contentious matters across the Group, including commercial and contractual disputes, claims, employment issues as well as settlements and alternative dispute resolutions
  • Assist with business projects and initiatives in Hong Kong and overseas; identify legal risk and provide pragmatic solutions to the Group management
  • Cooperate with external lawyers and manage the quality of legal services in handling legal actions at different court levels and preparation of the documentations
  • Attend conciliation, mediation, and court/arbitration hearings
  • Liaise with regulators in handling requests and investigations
  • Deliver training to the business teams to keep abreast of legal and regulatory updates and developments that may impact the Group

What you'll need to succeed
  • Qualified lawyer in HK or other common law jurisdictions with 3-8 years’ PQE from private practice
  • Strong experience in dispute resolutions, litigation/arbitration is required
  • Prior in-house exposure is an advantage but not a must
  • A proactive, detail-oriented and good team player
  • Excellent communication skills and business acumen
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Chinese

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 in-house position, please contact Ruth Ma at +852 2230 7967 or ruth.ma@hays.com.hk for a confidential discussion on your career.

Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Legal
Location
HongKong
Specialism
Legal
Ref:
1212095

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Ruth Ma, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hong Kong
6604-06,66/F, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon

Telephone: +85222307967

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