Senior Legal Counsel, APAC, Global Retail

Excellent in-house opportunity for mid to senior level commercial lawyers who have APAC experience

Your new company
Our client is a reputable retail group with global operations that you can literally see their brands everywhere in the world. They are seeking a senior commercial lawyer with high calibre to join their regional legal team of six.

Your new role
  • Work effectively with the business teams and stakeholders in supporting the roll out of new projects across APAC region from the legal perspectives
  • Provide legal advice on a full scope of general commercial and regulatory matters, including employment, data privacy as well as dispute resolution
  • Be responsible for contract drafting, review and negotiation in daily operations
  • Identify potential legal risks; analyse and provide pragmatic solutions to the business leaders on regulatory issues within the jurisdictions
  • Liaise with external counsels when needed
  • Enhance corporate governance by delivering training to business teams and improving legal and compliance framework

What you'll need to succeed
  • Hong Kong qualified lawyer with 10-15 years of post-qualification experience
  • APAC in-house legal experience on areas such as employment, IT, data privacy is highly preferred
  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently under fast pace
  • Attentive to details, with strong business acumen
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English and Chinese, including Mandarin

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. #1211160

Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Legal
Location
HongKong
Specialism
Legal
Ref:
1211160

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Adrian Lam, 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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