Disputes Counsel, Fintech/Tech (5+ PQE)

Posted 07 April 2023
LocationHong Kong
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

We are partnered with a global fintech conglomerate to expand a critical International Disputes team.
Key remits include broad range (domestic/cross-border) of commercial litigation/arbitrations and supporting HR teams in employment globally.
Fast-paced, commercial, agile environment. Historically, successful candidates are adaptable, business minded, and are seeking acceleration in growth.
Interested candidates from law firms or in-house (tech/fintech/software) are welcome to apply below or at tlim@space-exec.com
Job Description:
  • Manage international disputes portfolio in a team.
  • Create and apply case-specific resolution strategies in alignment with company objectives.
  • Collaborate with domestic teams and support in discovery-related activities.
  • Participate in negotiations, alternative resolution approaches, and risk identification.
  • Support HR teams with global employment/labour matters across jurisdictions.
  • Contribute to acquisition related employment matters.
  • Train internal teams on employment matters and guide paralegals as needed.
  • Collaborate with HR to update policies, contracts and compliance to local regulations.
Job Requirements:
  • Qualified lawyer with 5+ PQE.
  • Practice background in commercial litigation/arbitration.
  • Exposure to employment/labour law well valued.
  • Well honed analytical and problem-solving ability, and commercial acumen in balancing business needs with legal risks.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, able to connect with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Fluent in English. Mandarin communication is required.