Legal Counsel

Full-time
Intermediate (3-6 years)

Posted 

Technical Skills

  • Compliance
  • Legal Advice
  • Marketing
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Project Management
  • Training

Job Description

Legal Counsel

Location: Taikoo Shing

Purpose of Job

Report directly to SHG Head of Finance and Swire Properties Limited (SPL) Head of Legal, advising on legal and compliance matters relating to the Swire Hotels group (SHG), with a focus on data privacy compliance:

  • Advise on legal and compliance matters of SHG:
    • With a focus on monitoring SHG’s compliance with relevant data protection laws (including the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance and the EU General Data Protection Regulation)
    • Inform and advise SHG and its senior management of its obligations and any risks under relevant data protection laws
    • Develop, implement, manage and monitor internal policies for legal compliance matters
    • Act as liaison and contact point between SHG and relevant data protection authorities or data subjects
    • Assist on compliance audits
    • Conduct awareness-training for relevant SHG’s staff
  • Advise on commercial agreements with SHG’s service providers
  • Assist on material incidents, litigations or disputes concerning SHG
  • Liaise with other key teams within SHG (including Finance, e-Services and Marketing) and SPL (including Legal) and external parties (including Hong Kong and overseas law firms)
  • Conduct legal research and provide general legal advice as and when necessary

Do You Have The Following?

  • Hong Kong qualified solicitor with at least 4 years of post-qualification experience with reputable law firm(s) 
  • Candidates qualified in other jurisdictions with local experience will also be considered
  • Experience in the hotel business and/or data privacy compliance is highly preferred
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • A good team player with the confidence to take the lead and guide other departments when necessary
  • Independent, mature, strong problem-solving skills and detail-minded
  • Strong project management or organisational skills
  • High flexibility in dynamic work environment
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)
  • High proficiency in office applications (including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Sharepoint)

We offer attractive benefits (including 5-day work week) and excellent career development opportunities to our team members.

Want to be one of us? Please Apply Now!

Applicants who do not hear from us within six weeks of application should consider their applications unsuccessful. Information collected will be used for employment purpose only.

Swire Properties Hotel Management Limited

Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelNon-specified
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)
Swire PropertiesReal Estate and Property Services

64/F One Island East, Taikoo Place, 18 Westlands Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

directions_walk10 mins walk from Tai Koo Station