Corporate Counsel - M&A

Job Title: Corporate Counsel - M&A
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 48394_1649558534
Contact Name: Christina Lau
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 10, 2022 10:42

Job Description

About The Client
Our client is a stable and sizeable conglomerate business headquartered in Hong Kong. They are seeking an exceptional corporate counsel with PQE 3+ to join its M&A legal team.

About The Role
Reporting into the Senior Legal Counsel, you will:

  • Assist with mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions in all stages, from performing due diligence, drafting and negotiating term sheets and definitive transaction documentation, and supporting closing transactions and post-closing integration
  • Draft and assist with the preparation of M&A related board and committee meeting materials
  • Work on antitrust compliance issues including filings and governmental responses
  • Assist with other special corporate projects
  • Work closely with internal business and compliance teams, as well as with external advisors and experts
  • Manage projects effectively, with a team-oriented approach


  • PQE 3+ years of corporate experience at a major law firm
  • A combination of both in-house and law firm practice experience is preferred, primarily in M&A and corporate transactions
  • Excellent negotiation and drafting skills
  • Ability to be the primary in-house legal advisor on certain corporate projects, including handling multiple simultaneous transactions or projects
  • Superior interpersonal skills and team-first attitude
  • Sound and practical business judgment
  • Strong decision-making abilities, attention to detail, and ability to give executive-level guidance in a timely manner
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and Chinese

Click "Apply Now" to apply for this position or call Christina Lau at +852 3180 4934 for a confidential discussion. All information collected will be kept in strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purpose only.

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