Head of Legal

Job Title: Head of Legal
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry: Legal & Company Secretarial
Reference: 49580_1646103813
Contact Name: Christina Lau
Contact Email:

Job Description

About The Client
Our client is one of the leading fastfood chain restaurant groups in Hong Kong. As part of business expansion, they are hiring a Legal Director to head up the legal department.

About The Role
This role includes providing legal counsel to the board of directors, chairman of the board, chief executive officer and other senior management. You will:

  • Develop and lead legal strategy to promote and protect company's matters
  • Advise, draft, maintain and review commercial agreements, templates and policies
  • Monitor and analyse changes in the law and legal risks; propose effective solutions to minimize those risks
  • Oversee the delivery of legal services and resources to accomplish company goals, strategies and priorities
  • Maintain proper corporate interactions with regulatory bodies
  • Manage a small team and liaise with external counsel

The ideal candidate will be:

  • A law degree holder with 20+ years of general commercial experience acquired from sizeable listed companies (F&B and mass retail preferred)
  • Possess strong initiative, as well as excellent management and leadership skills, alongside strong business acumen to provide legal counsel on complex business issues
  • Well versed with Hong Kong Listing Rules; prior experience supporting multiple time zones and cultures will be an advantage as the business expands across Asia
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, the ability to interface effectively with all business functions throughout the organisation will help excel in this role
  • Proficiency in English and Chinese will be required

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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