Legal Counsel (APAC) - Commercial - Fortune 500 FMCG

  • Location

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    HK$70000 - HK$900000 per month

  • Contact:

    Stephanie Kwok

  • Contact email:

    stephaniekwok@taylorroot.com

  • Job ref:

    SKW1002_1582799719

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-28

Your New Company

Our client is a Fortune 500 FMCG business based in Europe. Due to rapid expansion of the business across the APAC region. Our client has a newly created headcount for a Legal Counsel to join their business here in Hong Kong, providing legal advice to the management.

Your New Role

Reporting directly to the General Counsel based in Europe, you would be responsible for a full range of corporate and commercial legal matters, including drafting and reviewing operational legal documents, commercial contracts and providing support to internal corporate policies and new business initiatives. You would also be involved in litigation and compliance matters, in relation to relevant consumer protection laws.

What you will need to succeed

The ideal candidate must be Hong Kong Kong or Common law qualified with 5+ years PQE. Corporate and/or commercial from private practice or in-house is highly preferred. Prior experience in FMCG / consumer goods / retail is also preferred. Strong command in both English and Chinese is mandatory for this position.

What you will get in return

This is an excellent opportunity for mid level lawyer to move his/her first move in-house, and to be part of an international and fast-moving environment. The client offers attractive salary package with for the right candidate.

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