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


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.


* 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


* 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, HK143952. Your interest will be with strict confidentiality.

Naomi Lewis Hudson Global Resources (Hong Kong) Pte Ltd
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