As part of PageGroup, Michael Page is a leading professional recruitment consultancy specialising in the recruitment of permanent, contract and temporary positions on behalf of the world's top employers. PageGroup operates through 155 offices in 35 countries worldwide. First established in London...
As part of PageGroup, Michael Page is a leading professional recruitment consultancy specialising in the recruitment of permanent, contract and temporary positions on behalf of the world's top employers. PageGroup operates through 155 offices in 35 countries worldwide. First established in London in 1976, we've been bringing jobseekers and employers together for more than 30 years. London listed, we opened our first Asian office in Hong Kong in 1994 and currently we have offices in all major business hubs across the APAC region, including Australia, Singapore, Tokyo, Malaysia, India, Taiwan, Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Pudong and Suzhou.

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In House Lawyer - Contract Position

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 4 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Legal Services
Job function Legal / Professional Services > Lawyer / Legal Services
Legal / Professional Services > Solicitor / Attorney
Legal / Professional Services > Legal & Compliance
Published On 19/06/2019
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* Working for a leading consultancy firm
* Greater China coverage

Client Details

Our client is a leading consultancy firm with over 100 offices and 20,000 employees worldwide.

Description

Key responsibilities are:

  • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts, such as waiver letters and confidentiality agreements.
  • Work with attorneys to develop the most efficient way for the Contract Manager to help process more complex forms of agreements, such as master consulting agreements and indemnity agreements.
  • Create, update, and distribute standard contracts and related documentation in accordance with departmental policies and procedures; help monitor and track contract flow volume.
  • Manage a database of contractual arrangements.
  • Design, manage, and maintain a system to track whether contracts have been executed, including a reminder system for any required follow-up.
  • Provide our consultants with appropriate forms of agreement on a variety of engagement-related legal issues.
  • Work with attorneys and paralegals on projects in support of Firm initiatives.
  • Provide backup to paralegals on contracts-related and other responsibilities.

Profile

Successful candidates must be:

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4+ years PQE, PRC qualified lawyer preferred

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Demonstrated ability to draft, revise, and negotiate commercial contracts such as service agreements, confidentiality agreements, master consulting agreements, independent consultant agreements, and indemnity agreements.
* Excellent spoken, writing and negotiating skills in English and Chinese (Mandarin).
* Outstanding interpersonal skills, including clear and effective communication skills.
* Excellent organisational skills and judgement.
* Ability to work well under pressure and multi-task.
* Ability to handle high volume of work, recognise priorities, and manage time effectively.
* Ability to function independently, with moderate supervision, and awareness of when to involve a department attorney.
* Worked in a multinational environment with support to multiple jurisdictions and legal counsels.
* Computer skills extremely valuable (including Word, Excel, LotusNotes, PowerPoint).
* Team player.

Job Offer

  • Attractive pay package
  • Greater China coverage

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Tina Wang on +852 2848 9561.