Legal Counsel - Education / Statutory Body (circa. HKD1m)

Job Title: Legal Counsel - Education / Statutory Body (circa. HKD1m)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry: Education & Publishing, Legal & Company Secretarial
Reference: 50646_1658298677
Contact Name: Christina Lau
Contact Email:

Job Description

About The Client
Our client is a statutory body / one of the education institutions in Hong Kong. They are expanding the legal department and hiring an (Assistant) Legal Counsel to join as an addition to the team.

About The Role
Reporting into the Head of Legal, you will be responsible for:

  • All legal and compliance matters within the education institution, this would include governance, risk management, regulatory compliance in wide ranging areas including data privacy, equal opportunities law and anti-corruption
  • Contract drafting and review of various legal documents
  • Conduct legal research as required and keep abreast of regulatory updates
  • Formulate, review and make recommendations of the legal policies and procedures
  • Advise on disputes or other matters such as employment and staff training
  • Ensure the safekeeping of legal documentation, policies and statutory records


  • Degree holder with PQE 8-10+ from reputable law firms or in-house experience
  • Relevant legal experience acquired from statutory body a plus
  • Experience in general corporate legal matters and/or intellectual property would be an advantage
  • Proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and problem-solving skills working within a matrix structure
  • Ability to work independently and multitask
  • Candidates with short notice will be an advantage

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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