Legal Counsel – SCMP – Hong Kong

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Purpose of the Position:

Act as the trusted legal advisor and business partner by influencing and guiding business unit management on business decisions, contract negotiations, and legal projects as necessary.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day legal oversight and counsel on a wide range of issues in supporting the business, including negotiate, draft and review all legal & corporate documents independently.
  • Provide legal advice and support to business unit management.
  • Assist Senior Legal Counsel in reviewing and drafting new company policies based on changing global laws and regulations.
  • Delivery legal related workshops to internal staff.

Job Requirements:

  • Qualified solicitor with at least 7-12 years post-qualification experience in in-house positions and/or private practice in reputable corporations or law firms.
  • Knowledge and experience in media law, intellectual property, contracts, data privacy, M&A, employment, and PRC laws.
  • Strong business acumen with high quality legal analysis and practical judgement. Able to spot issues & develop appropriate solutions.
  • A good problem solver, team player, and able to be responsive under tight deadlines.
  • Good drafting skills and good command of both English and Chinese.

Contact details

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Work location will be at Causeway Bay office.

Interested parties please send curriculum vitae with full career details, salary history, availability and expected salary to the People Department, 19/F, Tower One, Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or by clicking career@scmp.com.

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