Senior Legal Counsel, M&A, Global Operations

Superb in-house opportunity looking for mid-level to senior M&A lawyers

Your new company
Our client is a reputable brand at the same time a Hong Kong listed company who runs a highly diversified business internationally, including in Hong Kong, mainland China, rest of Asia, US and the UK. Due to the recent business expansion, they are looking for an experienced M&A lawyer to join their Group Office Legal Team.

Your new role
  • Coordinate with different business teams and external stakeholders in handling cross-border M&A transactions, business expansion initiatives, regulatory compliance matters etc.
  • Provide legal advice in response to new strategies set by management, cross-functional projects and business-related investments
  • Draft, review and negotiate commercial contracts, including professional services agreements, transaction documents, engagement letters etc.
  • Support the Group in developing robust corporate governance and accountability
  • Assess and manage legal risks across strategic growth projects
  • Supervise and liaise with external lawyers as necessary

What you'll need to succeed
  • Qualified lawyer in Hong Kong or major common law jurisdictions
  • 10+ years of post-qualified experience at top tier law firm and/or financial institution
  • Extensive public and private M&A transactions and regulatory experience
  • Mature and independent candidate with strong business acumen
  • Detail oriented person with excellent communication skills in 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 position, please contact Adrian Lam at +852 2230 7432 or adrian.lam@hays.com.hk for a confidential discussion on your career. #1216526

Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Legal
Location
HongKong
Specialism
Legal
Ref:
1216526

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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