Job ref no.: CT3129593-01#3242

Legal Counsel

First Advantage Limited

Position Summary: 
The legal counsel prepares, reviews, and negotiates a wide range of business contracts including customer agreements, vendor/supplier agreements, and leases. Representing First Advantage's interests, he/she evaluates contractual risks, works with internal and external teams on contract negotiations, and finds resolutions to issues in order to enter into mutually beneficial agreements. This individual also ensures that activities, policies, business practices, and transactions comply with all relevant laws and regulations. This position also will have a local compliance leadership component assisting the global compliance team. This position requires a highly organized individual with excellent attention to detail. This individual must have the ability to work independently on projects and manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.

We offer competitive packages to the right candidates. Please send your full resume with expected salary and availability. Please note that all personal data received will be treated confidentially and used for recruitment purpose only. 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Prepare, review, and approve legal contracts and other documents to protect the organization's legal and business interests.
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to revise contracts and modify standard terms and conditions to mutually benefit First Advantage and its customers.
  • Represent First Advantage in contract negotiations with external clients and partners; serve as an advocate for the company's business interests.
  • Assist in the revision of standard form contracts and the development of new form contracts that advance the organization's strategic interests in creating repetitive business transactions.
  • Provide analysis and counsel on existing policies and the development of new policies and assist global compliance team with local compliance officer responsibilities
  • Prepare or review more complex materials for external legal counsel.
  • Perform legal research assignments and manage special projects as needed.
Job Qualifications:
  • Education:  LL. B (Bachelor of Laws) degree or equivalent
  • Other Skils or Abilities: High level of fluency in English, both spoken and written,Mandarin speaking and reading are necessary
  • Experience: 
    • 3+ years of corporate contracting experience, with at least 2 years specifically involving sales of services
    • Experience with background checks and data privacy laws preferred
    • Training in and understanding of common business, technical, financial, and legal practices
    • Strong knowledge of contract management principles and guidelines
    • Analytical skills relative to contract information and related matters
    • Ability to evaluate risk, urgency, and prioritize tasks
    • Strong organizational ability and a demonstrated track record of managing urgent projects concurrently
    • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to complete tasks with a high degree of accuracy
    • Proven excellence in written and verbal communication and the ability to convey complex information
    • Demonstrated ability to formulate new ways of doing things in a resourceful way
    • Ability to develop and maintain executive-level relationships
    • Strong negotiating skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the company, while ensuring confidentiality and compliance with set processes and procedures.
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More job information
Job ref no. CT3129593-01#3242
  • 55,000 - 70,000 / month (negotiable)
Job Function
  • Causeway Bay
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 5 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree
  • 5-day week
  • Dental plan
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Medical plan