General Counsel - US Capital Markets - Biotech

  • Location

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

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  • Contact:

    Stephanie Kwok

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Your New Company

Our client is pharmaceutical company that is newly listed on the NASDAQ. They are based in Shanghai and is one of the up and coming biotech companies in Asia. Due to rapid expansion of business, the client is looking for a General Counsel / Senior Legal Counsel to head up the business's legal function. This is a very senior role internally and is also an essential role to help setting up a skeleton office in Hong Kong.

Your New Role

This is a dynamic position where you will report directly to the Chairman of the group and advising him on all of the legal matters of the group. You would be handling US listing rules and compliance matters for the business and advise on any potential M&A deals and other general corporate and commercial work in relation to the daily operation of the business. You would also be involved in managaing in a small team, liaising with external counsels, as well as rolling out and implementing internal rules and policies for the company.

What you will need to succeed

You must be a US qualified lawyer with 8+ years' PQE working in a top tier law firm with solid US listing compliance experience. Chinese languages and travelling (China and US) are required for the position. The ideal candidate is someone who is entrepreneurial, fast-paced and flexible.

What you'll get in return

You'll be offered a very competitive salary plus discretionary bonus and benefit package. This is also an excellent opportunity to fast-track your career by taking lead in a legal function.

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