Deputy Legal Director - Professional Firm (Enforcement Focus)

Job Title: Deputy Legal Director - Professional Firm (Enforcement Focus)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 44814_1601955028
Contact Name: Christina Lau
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 06, 2020 11:30

Job Description

About The Client
Our client is a Professional Firm in Hong Kong. They are now inviting a seasoned Legal Counsel to join as part of the team, with a focus in handling Enforcement, Disciplinary and Regulatory matters.

About The Role
Reporting into the General Counsel, you will manage all disciplinary cases, regulatory matters and projects within the remit of the Legal Department. You will:

  • Assist in the preparation of information for disciplinary and court proceedings, and attend disciplinary and court hearings as required,
  • Assist in developing and updating reference materials and guidelines relating to regulatory matters,
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective communication to facilitate disciplinary proceedings,
  • Manage departmental budgets, and handle queries as the legal consultant.

To qualify, you will be a Law-degree holder, and a Hong Kong qualified solicitor or barrister with PQE 8+. You will have rich experience in dispute resolution including court litigation, regulatory or disciplinary proceedings. Prior experience working in statutory / professional bodies would be a definite advantage. You will come with strong legal research and drafting skills, also managerial and administrative abilities, alongside tactful interpersonal skills. Excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese required for this role, and immediately available candidates highly regarded.

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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