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Legal Counsel

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Date: May 16, 2019

Location: Hong Kong, HK

Company: AIA Careers

Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced lawyer to join our team of legal professionals and handle a broad range of corporate matters, primarily providing support and advice to group office functions including IT, Sourcing, Vitality, Partnership Distribution, Strategy and Corporate Restructuring. Provide legal support to the Group Data Privacy Officer and Financial Regulatory Reporting team.

 

Responsibilities

  • Commercial and IT contracting support.  Work directly with multiple teams across the business to negotiate master services agreements, software licenses and bespoke agreements. Approximately 50% of total time.
  • Provides legal support on data privacy issues across the Group. Approximately 15% of total time.
  • Provides legal support for all matters relating to financial regulatory reporting.  Approximately 15% of total time.
  • Provides legal support for AIA Vitality, third party distribution arrangements and corporate acquisitions, divestments and restructuring. Approximately 15% of total time
  • Manage the IP matters for the Group. Approximately 5% of total time.
  • Performs other responsibilities and duties assigned by supervisor to meet operational and/or other requirements; understands that the role will evolve over time.

 

Requirements

  • Qualified lawyer with at least 6 years’ PQE
  • Strong experience negotiating and drafting general commercial and IT contracts. Experience in data privacy issues and general corporate law
  • Law firm experience and in-house experience is a plus
  • Proven problem solver and lateral thinker
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
  • Operates well in a team environment with the ability to deliver quality work independently and in collaboration with other team members
  • Strong judgment and attention to detail, highly organised
  • Open to learning new skills and information
  • Fluent written and spoken English


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