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Shipping Lawyer - Global Role

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Salary: $120000 - $150000 per month, Benefits: bonus, health care
  • Job reference: HKLC21
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Compliance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 23/11/2017
Top tier Maritime Company with strong Global presence seeks Senior Legal Counsel to head up the Legal team based in HK.

Our ideal legal candidate for this Senior Legal Counsel role should have at least 8 years of experience in Legal Counsel gained from leading law firms or in-house legal counsel. The Legal Counsel should have good experience in front-line legal support to be able to manage the legal and compliance risks and ensure that the company is relevant to APAC legislation and in line with company values.

Key Roles and Responsibilities of the Legal Counsel will include:
  • Deliver high standard legal and compliance guidance from a commercial perspective
  • Implementation of legal and compliance policies and guidelines
  • All legal contract and agreement preparation including drafting, negotiations and reviewing – including large project sales contracts and supporting documentation
  • Dispute resolution and arbitration 
  • Involvement with many internal functions to enable business and to mitigate and prevent legal risks by analysing proposed changes to determine impact
  • Involvement in various corporate exercises including liaising with internal and external parties
  • Managing insurance and claims
  • Any ad hoc projects in the legal counsel scope as required
Requirements of the Legal Counsel as follows:
  • Legal Counsel with 6 years experience from any jurisdiction
  • Solid legal experience from an international perspective
  • Experience with disputes and arbitration in a similar industry / private practice 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

We invite all experienced Legal Counsel candidates who are keen to join this Mechanical/Industrial Engineering firm to please send your applications to us or call Olivia at +65 6589 4464 for a confidential discussion. Click on apply below with your application or email them to

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