Legal Counsel (Ref: 20004966)
The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Hong Kong

The Department

Our Legal Services Department provides legal support to all business units of the Club. This includes advising on a range of legal issues including in particular property and construction law issues, complex commercial projects, and contentious commercial matters.

You will :

  • provide legal support to Business Units in relation to their operations and the performance of their functions in Mainland China as well as cross border issues
  • coordinate and liaise with external counsel and consultants to provide advice to Business Units, such as advising on the laws and regulations governing their operations, the licenses required to be obtained and the procedures thereof
  • draft and review commercial agreements and legal documents in Chinese and in English
  • keep abreast of the latest legal developments and changes in the laws and regulations affecting the business and operations of the Club
  • partner with the Business Units to develop structured solutions to commercial activities and business operation issues
  • advise on potential claims related to commercial projects; draft and review demand letters and settlement agreements
  • develop and manage contract templates and legal opinions database
  • provide commercially-focused legal support to corporate projects including corporate restructurings and cross border intra-group arrangements
  • You should have :

  • a university law degree and possess professional qualifications to practice law in PRC and / or commonwealth countries or in HK
  • at least 10 years’ experience as a qualified PRC or Hong Kong lawyer (preferably qualified in both jurisdictions)
  • solid experience in handling PRC-related general commercial matters, litigation / arbitration experience in China is a plus
  • strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills with commercial acumen
  • excellent command of both spoken and written English and Chinese (both Mandarin and Cantonese)
  • Terms of Employment

    The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


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