Legal Counsel
LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group
Hong Kong

The Legal Counsel HK, TW & North Asia reports directly to the Head of Legal, Asia and is responsible for supporting HK, TW & North Asia business of LexisNexis and such other countries / regions as the Head of Legal Asia shall direct from time to time.

The role is expected to be fully integrated with the senior management team of the HK, TW & North Asia business.

Subject to the following, the purpose of the role is to deliver commercially focused legal advice to business decision makers, to protect the company from harm, and to ensure policies and procedures are followed.

This involves ensuring legal, regulatory and internal compliance takes place to the highest standards, evaluating relevant legal issues, obligations and vulnerabilities of the business, ensuring that all practices, policies, and business activities of the organisation protect the company's interests and are integrated with the commercial strategies and objectives of the business.

The position proactively ensures that the Head of Legal - Asia is aware of material legal considerations that affect the business and provides advice and counsel to the HK, TW & North Asia business, line managers and such other regions / businesses as the Head of Legal Asia shall direct concerning the laws and regulations that impact their functional areas.

The role has the support of a team of paralegals based in the Philippines.


Delivers commercially focused legal advice across all legal areas relevant to the business and its activities, seeks to proactively protect the company from harm, and seeks to proactively ensure policies and procedures are followed.

Ensuring legal, regulatory and internal compliance takes place to the highest standards.

Advises on commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Analyses and negotiates commercial contracts. Monitors and advises all current commercial policies and procedures for compliance with applicable law.

Advises all current regulatory policies and procedures applicable to the industry.

Focuses on high value work and ensures they have a strategic understanding of the business and its needs.

Motivates, trains and coaches the paralegals based in the Philippines.

Builds and maintains strong internal relationships with key stakeholders by ensuring that the legal teams' services are integral to the business.


Knowledge :

Previous work in a law firm / legal department of a MNC with experience in dealing with corporate, commercial and technology law trends across Asia is preferred.

Knowledge of HK law is essential. It is preferable to have experience advising in respect of dealings in other Asia jurisdictions (in particular Japan, Korea and Taiwan).

Competencies :

Solutions oriented, proactive provision of legal advice

Excellent written and spoken communication skills

Business engagement skills

Building, managing and maintaining strong internal relationships with key stakeholders

Collaborative and able to partner with different functions across business

Leads with integrity

Commercial and financial literacy

Strong conceptual and strategic thinking able to see ahead

Experience :

Qualified Lawyer with up to 2 years PQE

Law Degree from a reputable university

Language : Fluency in English

Fluency in English

LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer : qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.

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