Legal Counsel - Corporate/Commercial - World-class Airlines

  • Location

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Stephanie Kwok

  • Contact email:

    stephaniekwok@taylorroot.com

  • Job ref:

    SKW1004_1581662916

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-15

Your New Company

Our client is a world-class airlines with operations in over 200+ countries worldwide. They are one of the world's largest airlines by sales and by market capitalisation, aiming to provide top quality services to its customers. Our client is looking for a Legal Counsel (corporate / commercial) to join its well-established legal and compliance team here in Hong Kong.

Your New Role

Reporting directly into the General Counsel, and working closely with the legal team, you would be involved in a full range of legal support including drafting / negotiating commercial contracts (e.g. IT / tech contracts, vendor agreements) on a regional and global level. You would be also providing regulatory advice on commercial and corporate matters within daily operation of the business, and assist the team across all areas on an as-needed basis and to assist with team projects and initiatives.

What you will need to succeed

The ideal candidate is a Hong Kong or common law qualified lawyer with 8+ years PQE. He/she MUST be from a US / Magic Circle / international law firm with solid corporate or commercial private practice experience. Prior in-house experience is highly preferred but not necessary. Strong command in English is mandatory, an additional Asian languages is desirable. This position best suits mid-senior candidates who has high caliber, strong business acumen, with the ability to work proactively with minimal supervision.

What you will get in return

This is an excellent opportunity for mid-senior level lawyers to move their first move in-house, and to be part of an exciting and fast-moving environment. The client offers attractive salary package with for the right candidate.

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