South China Morning Post is a leading news media company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century with global impact. Founded in 1903, SCMP is headquartered in Hong Kong, where it is the city’s newspaper of record. Our teams span across Asia and the United States, working together to connect with news consumers around the world. We are committed to informing and inspiring through journalism of the highest standards. Our vision is to “Elevate Thought”, and our mission is to “Lead the global conversation about China”.

Against the backdrop of shifting discovery and consumption behaviours, SCMP reaches users across distributed media platforms including scmp.com, smartphone and tablet apps, social media and messaging platforms, as well as our flagship newspaper. Additionally, SCMP is Asia’s leading magazine publisher with a portfolio of premium lifestyle and fashion titles including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Harper’s BAZAAR and The PEAK. We are also home to cpjobs.com, a big data-powered recruitment platform that matches jobseekers with their dream jobs.

Assistant Legal Counsel / Paralegal (Ref: CFL-LCS-ALC)
Responsibilities & Requirements:
- Work in Legal team and support day to day operation in relation to corporate, commercial and other operational legal matters in media industry
- Draft and review agreements and legal documents
- Manage trademark portfolio including attendance to registration, renewal, and related matters
- Conduct legal research, legal due diligence and English/Chinese translation

- Minimum 3-4 years' experience in commercial, intellectual property and company secretarial matters. Degree holder in law
- Solid experience in drafting, reviewing and commenting on commercial agreements and documentation
- Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese, including Putonghua
- Meticulous to details, with effective organisational and communication skills
- Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team
- Experience in online media is a plus

Work location will be at Tai Po office, shuttle bus service is provided.

Interested parties please send curriculum vitae with full career details, salary history, availability and expected salary to the Human Resources Division, Morning Post Centre, 22 Dai Fat Street, Tai Po Industrial Estate, New Territories, Hong Kong or by email to career@scmp.com.

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