Legal Counsel

Full-time
Senior (6-10 years)

Posted 

Technical Skills

  • Companies Ordinance
  • Compliance
  • Futures
  • Legal Advice
  • Legal Documentation
  • Life Insurance
  • MPF
  • Negotiation

Job Description

Legal Counsel

Location: Hunghom

Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice to all business units and departments on different projects, new business initiatives and development of the Company
  • Draft, review and negotiate legal documents, including insurance product documents, investment and commercial contracts
  • Analyze and advise on the legal impact of new or changes in existing legislation, rules, regulations, guidelines concerning the businesses and operation of the Company
  • Identify material legal risks and provide practical solutions to the Company
  • Review and update existing internal policies and procedures, manuals and guidelines in view of the changing legal environment to the extent that the businesses and operation of the Company are concerned
  • Liaise with and instruct external lawyers on a wide range of legal and compliance issues. Monitor quality of legal services provided by external lawyers
  • Handle any other legal-related responsibilitiesand ad-hoc assignments assigned by the General Counsel or supervisor from time to time

Requirements:

  • Qualified Hong Kong lawyer with at least 8 years post qualification experience in and from life insurance companies is highly preferred. Having equivalent working experience in other financial institutions will also be considered
  • Familiar with Insurance Companies Ordinance, Securities and Futures Ordinance, Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance, Companies Ordinance and Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
  • Exposure to investment trusts as well as related corporate and securities experience is an advantage
  • Fluent in written and spoken English & Chinese (including Putonghua)
  • Strong analytical and legal research skills
  • Good interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • Able to work independently and as a team player

Application Method

We offer competitive salary and wide range of benefits such as medical insurance, education allowance etc. Interested parties please apply with full resume including current and expected salary by clicking Apply Now or by mail to Human Resources Department,Tower A,China Life Center,One Harbour Gate,18 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon,Hong Kong. 

Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelSenior (6-10 years)
Education LevelNon-specified
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)