Head of Legal & Company Secretary (FMCG)

Job Title: Head of Legal & Company Secretary (FMCG)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: HKD 1,500,000
Reference: EC/HOLAFMC/1500
Contact Name: EC Chua
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 08, 2019 15:19

Job Description

  • Part of senior leadership team
  • Highly visible role
  • Team management

We have been mandated by our client, an international leading FMCG brand to hire a Head of Legal & Company Secretary role based out of Hong Kong.

Reporting into the Head of the organization, you will be part of the senior management team of the company with team management responsibilities. Working closely with all key stakeholders, you will be tasked to oversee all legal, compliance, regulatory and corporate matters across their international markets.

You are legally qualified (Commonwealth jurisdiction) with at least 10 PQE. Experience in FMCG is critical and having worked in a highly regulated environment will be very well regarded. Chinese skill is also a must due to the China market is of key interest to the business.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Advise senior management and business stakeholders on all legal, compliance and regulatory matters
  • Draft, review and negotiate broad range of commercial contracts
  • Manage the Legal team
  • Manage the corporate secretarial function of the company
  • Help to anticipate and manage legal risk/exposure
  • Supervise and liaise with outside counsel
  • Handle all litigation and dispute matters

Key Requirements

  • LLB/LLM qualified
  • Bar qualification from major jurisdictions
  • Experience gained from top law firm before in-house role(s)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Prior experience in FMCG and/or highly regulated industry

EA Licence No.: 15S7496

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