General Counsel, Leading Consumer Brand; Hong Kong or Shanghai

Job Title: General Counsel, Leading Consumer Brand; Hong Kong or Shanghai
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: LM18027_1541758764
Contact Name: Mudita Valakati
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 09, 2018 18:19

Job Description

Household consumer brand is seeking an experienced lawyer join their Asia operations as first in-house counsel for the region. Reporting to the headquarters in the states, the General Counsel, Asia will be responsible for advising their fast growing business in the region on all legal, risk and corporate governance. Advising on all operational issues in the region, the GC will be responsible for supporting the supply chain function, marketing, operations, IT and IP issues, distribution via ecommerce and retail business. Our client is seeking a 8 year pqe+ lawyer with solid International law firm training and ideally some in-house experience. Strong commercial contracts experience is vital, ideally some exposure to luxury consumer brands would be highly favoured. Strong legal drafting and documentation experience is important, as is the ability to manage stakeholders within the organisation both in Asia and globally. Strong communication and presentation is vital; fluent Mandarin is a strong preference.

Interested candidates should contact Laurence Munoz at for a more detailed discussion.