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General Counsel, Listed Company, Global OperationsHays
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  • Salary negotiable
  • Posted on 14 Nov 2019
General Counsel, Listed Company, Global OperationsHays

Job Highlights

  • Senior Management Position
  • Attractive Remuneration Package
  • Global Role

Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a corporate finance lawyer to go in-house!

Hong Kong

Your new company

Our client is one of the leading independent oil and gas companies in the world and they are focused on the exploration and development of oil and natural gas. They have a massive production infrastructure throughout Western Canada and in terms of exploration, and development, they have resources in Kazakhstan, and China. The company was listed on the main board of the HKEX a decade ago and due to its continuous expansion, they are now looking for an experienced corporate lawyer to join their already established legal department as the General Counsel to support such intricate global transactions.

Your new role

  • Providing legal advice to management and business units of the Group in relation to corporate, transactional and general commercial matters
  • Partnering with the com sec team to support the Group's listed company compliance matters
  • Monitor, plan and implement programs for changes in legislation affecting the operations of the Group and provide general operations compliance support to the Group
  • Support the Group in merger, acquisitions and corporate financing activities, including but not limited to assets transactions, business integration and re-structuring
  • Draft and review contracts and undertake any other ad-hoc projects and assignments from senior management

What you will need to succeed

  • Qualified lawyer in Hong Kong with solid knowledge of Hong Kong regulatory regime, and familiar with relevant codes and rules
  • Substantial experience on capital market transactions, M&A deals, listing compliance
  • Minimum 8 years post-qualification experience gained with an international law firm or legal department of listed companies
  • Able to work independently without supervision
  • A good team player with managerial & leadership skill
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English & Chinese, including Mandarin

What you'll get in return

You'll be offered a very competitive salary plus discretionary bonus. You will be joining an instantly recognisable brand and a CEO that is friendly and genuinely cares about your career. Last but not least, the on boarding process will help you to effectively and quickly get started and maximize your performance.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or for further information and a confidential discussion on this role or to find out about more opportunities in the in-house legal space, please contact Adrian Lam at Hays on +852 2230 7432 or email [email protected]

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
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Company Overview

At Hays, we believe the right job can transform a person's life and the right person can transform a business. We're passionate about connecting our candidates with the right job for them.

Operating across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments, Hays placed 67,000 candidates into permanent jobs and around 220,000 into temporary assignments in the 2016 financial year. Our breadth and depth of expertise has enabled us to power the world of work for many decades.

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