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Senior Legal Counsel, Technology CompanyHays
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  • Salary negotiable
  • Posted on 20 Nov 2019
Senior Legal Counsel, Technology CompanyHays

Job Highlights

  • International Coverage
  • Excellent Line Manager
  • Attractive Remuneration Package

Job Description

Superb role for common law qualified technology lawyers (English languages only!)

Hong Kong

Your new company

Our client is a software publisher and the leader in high performance technologies. They have offices in Hong Kong and the United States and they recruit only world-class globally-minded talent to help them develop creative solutions based on the latest technological innovations and trends. They are looking for a Senior Legal Counsel with exposure to the technology industry to be an integral part of our Legal Team. This is a high-impact role that will leverage the successful candidate's managerial skills, business acumen and legal expertise to deliver global projects. The role has a focus on technology/TMT and in addition the Senior Legal Counsel will be involved in a wide variety of general commercial matters.

Your new role

  • Managing complex matters with stakeholders across the business, finance and engineering teams
  • Resolving technology/TMT and related corporate issues for product launches, development initiatives and M&A deals
  • Drafting and negotiating agreements relating to SaaS, cybersecurity, advertising, outsourcing and other business transactions
  • Advising on data privacy, confidentiality and security issues and developing and implementing relevant policies and agreements
  • Handling issues relating to the company's marketing, websites, social media and publications
  • Managing external counsel from initial instruction through to billing

What you will need to succeed

  • 6PQE+, common law qualified
  • Technology/TMT or Corporate practice in a reputable international law firm
  • In-house experience will be beneficial but not essential
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams and on international projects
  • Willingness to take responsibility for driving matters to conclusion
  • Proactive and able to thrive in a quick-paced start-up environment
  • Ability to connect and communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Strong commercial acumen and sound judgement
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity

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 General Counsel 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
Company Website

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.

In Hong Kong, our recruiting experts are available to you in the following specialisms:

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