Legal Counsel - Statutory Body (Circa. HKD1.4m)

Job Title: Legal Counsel - Statutory Body (Circa. HKD1.4m)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 48989_1641286505
Contact Name: Christina Lau
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 04, 2022 16:55

Job Description

About The Client
Our client is a quasi-governmental body in Hong Kong. They are now hiring a Legal Counsel (Head of Department) to oversee all legal and compliance matters.

About The Role
Reporting into the General Manager, you will:

  • provide legal and compliance support to the business, this would include governance, risk management, regulatory compliance, data privacy, equal opportunities law, anti-corruption, contract drafting and review, procurement, standardisation of documents, disputes, staff employment and training
  • Formulate, review and recommend company policies and procedures, provide legal and compliance solutions
  • Liaise with external counsels as required and perform any other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will be/have:

  • a solicitor with PQE 10+ gained from sizeable law firms or in-house positions, experience working for professional services or quasi governmental bodies highly regarded
  • excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese (Mandarin preferred)
  • good presentation skills and experience reporting to and working with senior business stakeholders
  • strong analytical skills developing and soliciting sound legal opinion, strategies and solutions
  • strong communication skills providing quality legal services to internal stakeholders
  • ability to work independently within tight timelines

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.