Head of Legal and Company Secretary - Public Body

Hong Kong Permanent
  • Leadership role
  • Prior experience in managing senior stakeholders

About Our Client

Our client is a public body in Hong Kong. They are seeking for candidates from the commercial side with sound legal skills, commercial acumen, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as integrity to join urgently. In this key position, you will work closely with government officials, department heads, as well as the board in providing them with practical legal advice.

Job Description

In this key position, you will manage an established legal team as well as being supported by their corporate services department on company secretarial matters. You will take charge of the legal function in relation to day to day operation, contracts and disputes, and internal corporate governance matters. You will also manage external budget in engaging external law firms on complex and contentious legal matters.

The Successful Applicant

You must be a HK qualified lawyer with at least 15+ years of post-qualification experience gained from a financial institution or large corporation with matrix reporting structure. Prior experience in a leadership role will be strongly preferred, as well as presenting to senior board members in board meetings. Fluency in English and Chinese sought.

What's on Offer

Competitive compensation, broad exposure within public system, as well as a structured and professional working environment.

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Professional Services & Consultancy
Hong Kong
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