General Counsel - Property Developer

Job Title: General Counsel - Property Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 46961_1624759735
Contact Name: Christina Lau
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 27, 2021 10:08

Job Description

About The Client
Our client is a leading property developer in Hong Kong. They are currently hiring for a Head of Legal to lead the team and oversee all legal matters throughout the property development cycle, targeting legal practitioners with PQE 15+ ideally from both law firms and in-house environment.

About The Role
Reporting into the CEO, you will take lead of the legal team and will:

  • Review, negotiate and draft legal documents, assist in reviewing commercial and legal risks
  • Advise on tender documents relating to land acquisitions and property development (and redevelopment), loan documentation for development projects, construction contracts and legal / property management issues
  • Lead the DMC approval and pre-sale consent application process for development projects
  • Take responsibility for the implementation of group leasing and rental collection policies, and perform ongoing progress to ensure legal compliance with best practice risk management
  • Manage relationship with external counsels
  • Prepare legal documentation for properties acquisition and disposal

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Hong Kong Qualified Solicitor with 15+ years of post-qualified experience gained from reputable law firms
  • Sound commercial sense and legal knowledge for Hong Kong property and share sales, leasing, property management and other areas
  • Good drafting skills
  • Excellent communications skills liaising with senior stakeholders and external vendors
  • Proficiency in Englsih 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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