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Head of Legal, Hong Kong - Conglomerate Business

Job Title: Head of Legal, Hong Kong - Conglomerate Business
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry: Legal & Company Secretarial
Reference: 50481_1655198244
Contact Name: Christina Lau
Contact Email: christina.lau@kos-intl.com

Job Description

About The Client
Our client is one of the well-established conglomerate businesses headquartered in Hong Kong. As part of business expansion, they are hiring a seasoned Head of Legal to oversee the legal and business affairs in Hong Kong.

About The Role
Reporting into the COO, you will be the lead a team of 2 and be responsible for:

  • Direct and control the company's legal, regulatory and compliance affairs
  • Advise the company in all legal and commercial matters, including drafting, reviewing and negotiate business contracts, policies and employee handbooks related to corporate governance
  • Ensure all legal, regulatory and compliance functions are compliant and appropriate to protect company assets and individuals within the organisation
  • Mitigate legal risks and provide legal advice as appropriate
  • Liaise with external counsels
  • Provide legal training to business stakeholders as needed

Requirements

  • PQE15+ and solid commercial experience from sizeable corporates
  • Prior team supervisory experience
  • Highly proficient in written and spoken Chinese and English
  • Expert in core company/commercial legal areas e.g. Commercial Contracts, Consumer Rights, Data Protection etc
  • Experience in drafing and negotiating a wide range of contracts within a fast-paced environment
  • Pragmatic and commercial approach to problem solving and advising senior business stakeholders on decision maker
  • Self-motivated within a demanding environment and able to prioritise workload

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.