Legal Counsel

Job Title: Legal Counsel
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shanghai, China
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 20200605_1579500288
Contact Name: Sophia Sun
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 20, 2020 14:04

Job Description

Reporting to: PRC Associate General Counsel


  • Support APAC Regional General Counsel and PRC Associate General Counsel for all legal matters in China excluding IP issues
  • Review and process a large variety of commercial contracts, including but not limited to corporate, real estate, distribution, franchise, software/It, construction, marketing, and other transactional contracts. Set up, review and update standard contract terms, such as store construction agreements
  • Assist all brands in setting up China retail/wholesale companies; process and verify documents (both in Chinese and English) for companies and stores various registrations in China.
  • Ensure group companies strictly abiding by the Chinese laws and regulations, follow up and handle corporate governance and
  • Follow up closely China new laws and regulations, keep management informed, make recommendations and develop action plans
  • Assist in and provide other legal support requested by the APAC Regional General Counsel and PRC Senior Legal Counsel



  • Must have a law degree with PRC legal system and a qualified PRC lawyer
  • Must be fluent both in English and Chinese, especially have the ability to write and type PRC Chinese
  • At least 10 years experience working in the reputable law firms or international companies
  • Experience working in retail sector is required
  • Familiar with MS Power Point, Excel, etc.



  • Meticulous, detail oriented and well organised
  • Must be self-motivated, responsible and committed
  • Capable to work in highly complex environment independently
  • Strong communication, influencing and interpersonal skills