Sole In-house Counsel, International Manufacturing Company

Job Title: Sole In-house Counsel, International Manufacturing Company
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong,
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: LM1006447_1494296664
Contact Name: Mudita Valakati
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 09, 2017 10:24

Job Description

Our client is a well established and integrated manufacturing solutions provider for the customized precision-engineered plastic and metal components. They are seeking an experience legal counsel to join them as sole in-house counsel. This newly created role will provide support to the senior management and day to day support to the business on a range of legal issues including:

  • Drafting and negotiating a range of commercial contracts including sales and supplier agreements, distribution agreements, employment contracts.
  • Leading regulatory and compliance affairs eg FCPA, import/ export issues, environmental
  • Advising on and assisting with the management of the company's intellectual property including internal policies, filings and licensing.
  • Advising on and managing the resolution of disputes and litigation.

The ideal candidate with have between 8 - 12 years pqe have some existing in-house experience preferably within the manufacturing or related industry. Candidates should have solid commercial contracts experience, exposure to general matters such as employment and litigation as well as understanding of FCPA. Fluent mandarin and the ability to read and write in Chinese is mandatory. Fluent English and good communication skills are necessary. The position will be based in the Company's HQ in Hong Kong, however, there is the possibility that the person could be based in Zuhai if currently resident.

Interested candidates should email Mudita Valakati at together with their current remuneration and expected salary.