Head of Legal - Hong Kong Conglomerate

Hong Kong Permanent
  • Sizable global business
  • Diversified and sustainable business

About Our Client

Our client is an award-winning global brand and conglomerate focusing on developing innovative products and solutions. They are a sizable global business with thousands of employees and worldwide offices.

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Group CFO, this is as newly legal head position to take care of the company's global businesses. The role is a holding-level position managing a team of lawyers, paralegals and company secretarial staff. You will be involved in strategising and supervising the company's legal function which covers but not limited to the following duties:

  • Ensuring a smooth day-to-day global operation by providing sound legal advice
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating all relevant contracts
  • Enabling the best R&D effort and managing the company's IP portfolio
  • Protecting the company's legal exposure by effective risk management
  • Stakeholder management involving local heads and legal staff of the global office network, holding-level senior executives, internal legal team, patent specialists, external counsels, etc

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate would be:

  • 10+ years of PQE. Common law jurisdiction qualification is preferred but not a must
  • Energetic, fast-paced personality with international exposure
  • In-house experience gained from global businesses are highly preferred
  • Strong business acumen with excellent stakeholder management
  • Proficient in both Chinese and English
  • Experience managing multi-cultural teams would be an advantage

What's on Offer

A highly competitive package will be offered to the right candidate.

Contact
Sharon Li
Quote job ref
4150807
Phone number
+852 3412 4817

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Consultant name
Sharon Li
Consultant phone
+852 3412 4817
Job Reference
4150807