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Recruit Ref: L051274650
Posting Date: 2023-03-30
Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co Ltd
Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co Ltd

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat) has been Asia's premier commercial satellite operator since our incorporation in 1988. Our excellent market access, superior technologies and commitment to customer service and long-term partnerships have allowed us to achieve a market leader position, enjoying industry recognition over the years. Our accomplishments and proven expertise in satellite operations are driven by decades of innovative leadership and insight into leading edge technologies and market developments in Asia.

Through our core fleet of six in-orbit satellites – AsiaSat 4, AsiaSat 5, AsiaSat 6, AsiaSat 7, AsiaSat 8 and AsiaSat 9, and teleport infrastructure, AsiaSat offers reliable satellite connectivity, media and data solutions to customers in both the broadcast and telecom sectors.

AsiaSat's two major shareholders are CITIC Group Corporation and Carlyle Asia Partners IV, L.P.

Legal Counsel

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited is a market leading company in the Asia-Pacific satellite market. We are looking for a Legal Counsel to join our Legal team.


  • Reporting to the General Counsel
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial and legal documents including customer and supplier contracts, non-disclosure agreements, letters of intent, and co-operation agreements
  • Conducting KYC due diligence on business partners
  • Driving legal activities for commercial and corporate transactions, M&A, joint ventures, corporate restructuring and other forms of commercial alliances and providing support to corporate business development
  • Briefing internal stakeholders on new developments in regional and specific country risks and legal and compliance requirements; reviewing and updating existing internal compliance policies and procedures, manuals and guidelines in view of changing legal environment; updating Management as required
  • Conducting research on various commercial and regulatory laws and regulations
  • Managing dispute resolution matters and claims
  • Interacting with external parties including regulatory authorities, outside counsels and other professional bodies, and counterparts of business partners
  • Handling patents, trademarks, and other intellectual property matters, with outside counsel support


  • Bachelor’s degree in Law or similar disciplines
  • Qualified to practice in a Commonwealth jurisdiction including Hong Kong, UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand
  • Minimum 5-8 years of post-qualification experience in private practice and/or in-house legal department.
  • Some experience in the TMT sector, Asia Pacific cross-border M&A transactions preferred but not essential
  • Demonstrate integrity, accountability, commitment and teamwork; ability to work independently with minimal supervision; excellent interpersonal, analytical, influencing and problem solving skills; enthusiasm with passion to learn and grow in a small team environment
  • Good business acumen; ability to multi-task with attention to detail, accuracy and urgency
  • Willing to work at the Tai Po Industrial Estate – free shuttle bus/parking provided
  • Candidates who are immediately available or have short notice periods will be given priority

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with aspiration to become a successful lawyer in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector. We offer a 5-day working week, free shuttle bus services to/from Kowloon Tong Station and Tai Po Market Station and staff benefits including medical and dental insurance coverage. 

A competitive package will be offered to the right candidate.  Interested parties please send us your resume with expected salary to the Human Resources Department by clicking

AsiaSat is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only.

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Full Time / Permanent 
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Tai Po District
  • Dental Insurance
  • Education Allowance
  • Five-Day Work
  • Free Shuttle Bus
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Performance Bonus
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