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Senior Legal Counsel(Insurance and Funds)

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Job Summary

  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent
  • BBBH783227
  • Jun 01, 2021
  • HK$101k -120k pm
Job Description

Attractive senior legal counsel(sole counsel) for a leading insurer in Hong Kong, working alongside with the compliance team and report to Head of Legal and Compliance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice on all relevant legal matters to all levels of the Company with a focus on insurance law, general company and business law, intellectual property law and data privacy related areas etc.
  • Draft and review contractual documentation including but not limited to general commercial agreements, partnership and intermediary agreements, insurance policy provisions and others.
  • Manage and oversee litigation matters and make appropriate advice to minimize legal risk exposures and actions.
  • Conduct due diligence of the company.
  • Work closely with and provide guidance to other team members to ensure the requirements of Companies Ordinance and Insurance Ordinance, investment linked scheme-related guidelines issued by the Insurance Authority and the SFC are complied.
  • Ensure the relevant internal legal and intellectual property policy of the Company is complied.
  • Provide quality interpretation of consultative and other documents issued by legislative and regulatory bodies by analyzing impact on the Company's business and preparing responses for issuance externally.

Job Requirement:

  • Qualified solicitor admitted in Hong Kong, with PCLL qualification
  • Minimum of 10 years PQE with relevant working experience in insurance companies
  • Held similar position in an in-house environment or private practise with insurance focus
  • Experience in negotiating and completing supplier and other third party commercial agreements
  • Hands-on experience in drafting and reviewing of insurance policy provisions and commenting marketing literatures for insurance products
  • Hands-on experience dealing with the Insurance Authority, the Securities & Futures Commission and legal enforcement bodies
  • A team player, able to communicate legal issues clearly to the stakeholders
  • Proficiency in MS applications including Chinese Word Processing
  • Fluency in English, Cantonese and Mandarin

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

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