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Corporate Counsel - Data Protection (MNC Opportunity!)

Job Title: Corporate Counsel - Data Protection (MNC Opportunity!)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry: Legal & Company Secretarial
Reference: 56364_1716693432
Contact Name: Christina Lau
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Job Description

About The Client
Our client is a leading MNC, currently hiring a Corporate Counsel (Data Protection) with 6+ years of relevant experience to join as part of the legal team. Reporting into the Senior Legal Counsel, you'd be responsible for full spectrum of personal data protection/privacy matters, prior experience managing PRC data protection will be essential for this role.

About The Role

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for APAC & PRC data protection authorities and data subjects
  • Research, formulate and update regional data protection policies of various jurisdictions, ensuring the business meets its legal, regulatory and reputation responsibility
  • Work closely with business teams and related control functions advising on privacy strategy, analyse on business initiatives to identify data privacy risk, and provide solutions
  • Drive and implement privacy compliance ensuring related requirements are met in relevant countries, and provide support on contract negotiations
  • Conduct training sessions for employees involved in data handling and processing across all business units


  • Bachelor degree in Law or above
  • 6-8+ years of relevant in-house legal experience in data/privacy law
  • Knowledge around APAC and EU data protection and privacy legal frameworks
  • Experience in China data protection laws will be essential
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Analytical, keen attention to detail, strong problem-solving and project management skills
  • Independent, self-starter, sense of ownership to improve the company data protection practice
  • Candidates with short notice highly regarded

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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