The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was established by the Hong Kong SAR Government in 2000 with a mission to enhance the city’s global competitiveness. To remain globally prominent, Hong Kong strives to find new ways for its traditional sectors to thrive, and...

The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was established by the Hong Kong SAR Government in 2000 with a mission to enhance the city’s global competitiveness. To remain globally prominent, Hong Kong strives to find new ways for its traditional sectors to thrive, and for the potential of emerging sectors to be unleashed. Harnessing the power of technology is key to achieving this.

ASTRI lives up to its mission by pursuing applied Research and Development (R&D) that is delivering technological solutions that strengthen institutions, improve businesses, and benefit communities. Its R&D endeavours focus on five key areas of applications:

  • Smart City
  • Financial Technologies
  • Intelligent Manufacturing
  • Health Technologies
  • Application Specific Integrated Circuits

To support our constant endeavour to position Hong Kong as a world-class smart city and an international hub of innovation and technology, we are seeking qualified professionals to fill the following position(s):

Legal Counsel

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Master Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Shatin
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 5-day week, Competitive pay, Dental plan, Discretionary bonus, General holidays, Insurance plan, Maternity leave, Medical plan, MPF, Paternity leave
Industry Information Technology
Job function Legal / Professional Services > Lawyer / Legal Services
Legal / Professional Services > Legal & Compliance
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 02/02/2020
Tags
ref. CEO/LD/LD/2497/191107

Job Responsibilities

  • Review, advise and draft agreements and legal documents.
  • Handle day-to-day legal issues, provide legal advisory services on corporate business affairs (including human resources matters) and intellectual property matters.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal procedures and statutory regulations.
  • Identify and analyse legal risks and advise on related risk mitigation.

Requirements

  • LLB degree holder (candidates with prior experience with technology licensing matters will have an advantage).
  • Approximately 5 years post qualification experience gained in-house with a reputable IT company or with a top tier law firm.
  • With good legal drafting and negotiation skill (in English and Chinese languages).
  • With good communication skill in handling legal related enquiries from business and technical teams.
  • With broad experience in handling technology licensing and intellectual property related matters.
  • Previous experience working in semi-government organizations will be an advantage.
  • Live the ASTRI values.

Application

The Appointment will be on renewable contract terms with a competitive salary and performance-linked variable pay. Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, insurance coverage and contribution to MPF. The incumbent will normally work under a five-day week schedule.

Interested candidates should send application (quoting Ref. No.) with detailed resume and, current and expected salary to the HR Department by email. For Application, please click  

Application will be open until the position is filled.
Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for consideration of an application only. ASTRI reserves the right not to fill the position.