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Job Summary

  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent
  • BBBH782077
  • May 12, 2021
  • HK$91k -100k pm
Job Description

Attractive legal counsel position for a leading public organisation and leading a small team, stable and excellent working environment

Job Description:

Responsibilities

  • Draft, review and manage contracts to businesses and functions at head office and other offices in the region.
  • Manage litigation and claims globally. Engage and liaise with external counsel,
  • Formulate and promote compliance awareness of legal compliance policies and procedures to ensure meet global legal risk is managed appropriately.
  • Conduct annual legal audit as directed by the Audit Committee.
  • Formulate and implement general insurance arrangement to manage out risk of claims against the organisation.
  • Source and manage the service quality of professional services and vendors.
  • Conduct annual legal briefing session to employee to raise and foster the compliance awareness of the organisation as a whole. Topics in the past included data privacy and intellectual property.
  • Assist the General Manager, Corporate Services with respect to board / committee matters

Job Requirements

  • Qualified lawyer with extensive post qualification experience for over 5 years gained in either in-house or private practice.
  • Strong commercial acumen with experience in multi-national jurisdiction is a must.
  • Solid problem solving and analytical ability to handle a diverse range of issues and to provide concise, commercial oriented and risk managed advice to the business.
  • Excellent contract drafting and organisational skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in handling insurance matter is preferred.
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills capable to communicate with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

joanne_lee
Joanne Lee
  • Managing Consultant | Legal, Risk & Compliance Recruitment
  • +852 3907 3970
  • jlee@morganmckinley.com