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Head of Legal & Company Secretary - Family Business

Job Title: Head of Legal & Company Secretary - Family Business
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Quarry Bay, Eastern District
Industry: Legal & Company Secretarial
Reference: 55550_1705844590
Contact Name: Christina Lau
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Job Description

About The Client
Our client is an FMCG distributor with a small APAC sales office in Hong Kong. They are currently hiring a Head of Legal & Company Secretary, held responsible for all general commercial, trademark and company secretarial matters. Good job stability and work-life balance offered, with salary paying up to HKD95k per month.

About The Role
Reporting into the Managing Director, you will take lead of the Legal & Company Secretarial department, and be responsible for:

  • Advising senior leaders to help run organisations more effectively from a legal and compliance viewpoint
  • Managing the legal department, providing assurance that all major commercial contracts are legally sound
  • Act as the Company Secretary, preparing documents for board meetings and solve enquiries as appropriate
  • Ensure compliance standards are met with law and best proactice, provide guidance and advice as required

The ideal candidate will be/ have:

  • An experienced in-house lawyer who had advised within and across complex organisations
  • Experienced, or come with knowledge of the role of Company Secretary
  • Personal demeanour that secures the trust and confidence of others immediately
  • Resourcefulness to develop solutions to complex legal or regulatory issues
  • Strength of mind to offer independent and possibly unwelcome advice
  • Highly effective verbal and written communciations skills in English and Chinese, with the ability to negotiate, persuade and influence
  • Able to build and maintain effective external professional networks
  • Able to manage and resolve conflicting priorities and stakeholder concerns and build and maintain effective networks both internally and externally
  • Immediately available candidates 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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