Provide legal support for initiatives, projects and other matters for internal clients, by :
Advice, negotiation and projects
Providing high quality, efficient and risk-based legal advice.
Drafting and negotiating legal documentation effectively including general commercial contracts, technology procurement and outsourcing contracts, platform and electronic services agreements, data protection provisions, and intellectual property licence and collaboration agreements.
Participating in or supporting relevant committees, working groups and forums to present legal risks.
Coordination and Risk Anticipation
Coordinating legal advice, collaborating with non-legal-team stakeholders and managing legal aspects of projects and issues in Hong Kong and across APAC.
Anticipating and assessing potential issues or risks resulting from new project proposals and new laws and regulations in APAC.
Working with and maintaining strong relationships with our colleagues in local and global Legal teams and internal stakeholders.
Be a member of the global Digital and Intellectual Property Platform practice group, engaging with its work and being an ambassador for this organisation.
Know-how and training
Keeping up to date and summarizing legal, market and regulatory developments of the in-scope topics .
Drafting guidance notes and templates with the ability to tailor versions for legal and non-legal audiences.
Conducting training and giving presentations to regional and global teams.
Technical and Behavioral Competencies required
Have an outgoing and robust personality capable of working for a diverse and demanding internal client base with often conflicting priorities.
Have sufficient gravitas to advise business lines directly and to communicate legal risk effectively whilst maintaining and enhancing the Legal team’s relationship with our internal client.
Have knowledge of intellectual property, technology and data protection laws related risk issues.
Confident not only in advising on Hong Kong legal issues but also handling and coordinating matters in relation to jurisdictions across the Asia Pacific region.
Be familiar with banking products in particular corporate banking, financial derivatives and capital markets products.
Ability to independently manage and coordinate legal projects and drive them through to completion.
Experience and Qualifications required
Lawyer qualified to practise in Hong Kong or other common law jurisdiction with a minimum of 5 years PQE.
Relevant practical experience gained at an international law firm or an investment bank in a technology, intellectual property or general commercial team or other relevant areas.
Well-trained from good law firm or top institution.
Excellent standard of English.
Written and spoken Mandarin Chinese strongly preferred.