Corporate Counsel, Global Retail Brand

EASTWOOD CONSULTANTS LIMITED
Country :
Hong Kong
Category :
Consulting - Audit
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
5 to 10 years
Job reference n° :
LU19013

Company description

Founded in 2000, Eastwood has been specializing in the provision of Executive Search & General Recruitment within Greater China and Asia Regions. As a search specialist, we provide decision-makers with unparalleled resources to recruit high-performing individuals who capable of delivering immense value to an organization's growth and profitability. Over the years we have been the executive search partner of choice for Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, listed companies in Hong Kong and Mainland China as well as Hong Kong based enterprises. Our domain expertise covers:
High Fashion & Luxury
FMCG & Retail
Finance & E-Commerce
Manufacturing & Sourcing
Our goal is to be the best search firm in the Regions. We have a record of success in recruiting middle to senior management level positions located in Hong Kong, PRC and in Asia. Our edge builds on our expertise to the industries and strong business acumens. We are proud of our high standard of professionalism, continuous delivery of quality services and long term stay-close relationship with the clients.

Job description

Our client is an international fashion brand with business in retail and wholesale. They are seeking for an experienced Corporate Counsel to join their regional office in Hong Kong.

Regional experience from MNC

Legal Support for all Business Units in APAC
Strong in contract drafting
Responsibilities:

Provide legal support to business units and functions in Asia, excluding China and Taiwan.

Work as a trusted business partner to give advice in managing legal risk while achieving business goals.

Draft and review commercial contracts including commercial leasing, store fit-out, e-commerce, wholesale, franchising, sponsorship, marketing and procurement agreements.

Provide legal advice on online activities and consumer issues with consideration in data protection and consumer protection, as well as product liability, product labeling, customer disputes etc.

Support corporate secretarial advise and prepare documents in relation to shareholders meetings.

Participate in due diligence and undertake business conduct investigations. Responsible for training on legal and compliance topics to all staff.

Profile

Degree holder in law and gained admission to bar in Hong Kong or Singapore or other commonwealth jurisdictions.

5 years regional experience gained from MNC with experience working for top-tier law firm. General corporate and commercial work highly preferred.

Strong understanding of company secretarial, corporate, contract, consumer protection, employment, data protection, competition and anti-corruption law.

Strong in drafting and negotiation skills.

Native in written and spoken English.