Posted on: 2018-12-03

Job type: Permanent

Sector: IT

 
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- Legal Counsel (10 years PQE upwards)
- Silicon Valley style tech start up
- Regional focus

THE COMPANY

Our client is a successful and well-established Silicon Valley style tech start up based on Hong Kong Island with 4 offices globally. Due to phenomenal expansion of business they are seeking for their first in-house counsel to join their 100 staff office in Hong Kong.

THE ROLE

* Ensure all contracts meet business needs, engage outside counsel where needed
* Identify areas of risk and recommend how to mitigate them.
* Ensure we have appropriate insurance policies.
* Setup and run processes to ensure the company doesn't run into patent problems.
* Software licensing, both for third-party components that we use, as well as for our own software that we distribute to customers. Coordinate with outside counsel.
* Design, implement and audit company-wide processes (including training employees) for dealing with legal matters, including data privacy
* Develop legally-effective PR and business development communications

THE REQUIREMENTS

* Creative business problem-solver. You understand and explain risk, but also conceive of and present practical solutions to business problems that balance risk and reward.
* Excellent communication and coordination skills. You'll often need to evaluate and coordinate outside counsel and project-manage them.
* Excellent verbal and written English. No other languages needed.
* Experience negotiating and writing contracts.
* 5+ years of post-qualification experience, including experience as in-house counsel.

To submit your application, please apply online using the appropriate link below or email your CV in Microsoft Word format to naomi.lewis@jobs.hudson.com, HK143952. Your interest will be with strict confidentiality.

Naomi Lewis Hudson Global Resources (Hong Kong) Pte Ltd
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