Senior Legal Counsel

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides legal assistance to corporate attorneys.
  • Acts as liaison between company attorneys, outside counsel, organizations and in-house employees.
  • Assembles, proofs and edits drafts of contracts and other relevant documents.
  • Prepares and files legal documents with appropriate entities, as required.
  • Conducts research on projects as directed by attorneys.
  • Assists internally in analyzing documents.
  • Counsels on progress of cases.

SCOPE & IMPACT

  • Gives advice to internal clients on functional matters, or on the interpretation of policies and practices.
  • Covers all businesses within China coordinating with other areas on matters for which global approach is appropriate.
  • Escalates complex problems and issues referred by others.
  • Escalates higher risk/more unique problems.

5 - 8 years working experience as lawyer working in law firm or MNCs. Good skills in negotiation, teamwork and expertise in IPRs, data privacy, cyber security and foreign investment development.

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TECHNICAL / PROFESSIONAL SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

  • Legal Expertise: Prior experience in negotiating relevant agreements, support agreements, license agreements, confidentiality agreements and Master Agreements.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to positively influence behavior of multiple stakeholders, as well as successfully balance the interests of the customer with maintaining a good legal and fiscal position for the company.
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively, to identify and resolve legal issues, possess knowledge of the business.
  • Able to work well as a team member and build rapport and trust with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must possess a high level of integrity and professionalism.
  • Good understanding of business law and high technology an asset.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • At least 3-5 years related experience.

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