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In-house Legal Counsel - Fintech - Corporate and Tech

Job Title: In-house Legal Counsel - Fintech - Corporate and Tech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry:
Salary: HK$1000000 - HK$1400000 per annum
REF: IH12042019_1575454523
Contact Name: David Chin
Contact Email: David.Chin@astral-legal.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

A leader in the fintech sector is currently looking to hire an in-house counsel in their Hong Kong office. With a successful track record and financial backing, they are looking to expand their legal team with a strong corporate lawyer with experienced in leading M&A transactions and technology licensing deals. This is a regional role where you will oversee the company's acquisitions around the region, review high-value commercial agreements and provide legal advice to the business.

In this role you will:

  • Provide legal expertise on strategic investments and transactions
  • Draft and review commercial contracts including licensing and partnership agreements
  • Provide legal advice to the business on ad hoc legal matters
  • Assist in setting up corporate governance frameworks to ensure compliance with various regulations
  • Conduct regular internal training on latest legal topics

Requirements

  • At least 6 years of post qualification experience
  • Admitted to practice law in Hong Kong or other international jurisdictions
  • Strong education background in Law from reputable law schools
  • Solid experience in corporate transactional work
  • Experience in the technology sector or cyber-security would be highly beneficial
  • Excellent command of English