The Alibaba Group legal department has been recognized as a leading in-house team globally for its commercial, intellectual property and transactional.
The team comprises more than 300 staff spread throughout business units as well as corporate level activities such as IP, litigation, employment, M&A and investment.
Many of our lawyers are bilingual and have worked in other leading companies and law firms. The legal work is dynamic, fast-paced and challenging.
1 Reporting to Director of International Legal, Alibaba Group, advise on legal aspects of Alibaba Group’s international expansion of current and proposed new e-commerce offerings.
2 Provide advice to business teams on legal aspects of the implementation of commercial agreements, business models and strategies, business operations, marketing activities, and product offerings.
3 Research local laws and regulations in foreign jurisdictions and manage outside counsel.
4 Provide advice on platform compliance, cross border logistics, import / export, and payment acceptance.
5 Negotiate, draft, and review contracts and commercial agreements.
6 Develop in-house legal tools and policies, and conduct trainings to business units.
1 Legal license
2 For senior legal counsel, 10+ years, and for legal counsel, 7+ years of post-qualification experience at a leading law firm and / or corporation.
In-house experience is welcome, but not mandatory.
3 Experience with e-commerce, and / or cross-border trade transactions (such as import / export, logistics, payments, financing, etc) preferred.
4 English and Chinese language proficiency is essential
5 Highly-motivated and able to work independently and under pressure in a start-up environment.
6 Sincere interest in technology, innovation and business. Strong commercial sense with solid foundation in legal training.
7 High integrity and desire to collaborate with others.
8 Open to frequent travel.