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Recruit Ref: L051274439
Posting Date: 2022-06-28
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 it was established in 1988. Our excellent market access, superior technologies and commitment to both 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.

We currently operate 7 satellites, including AsiaSat 3S, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and AsiaSat 9, being AsiaSat’s most powerful satellite launched to further serve the Asia-Pacific market with enhanced power and efficiency.

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

Senior Legal Counsel / Legal Counsel

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Laws 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. Candidates who are newly qualified or with less experience may apply for the position of Legal Counsel
  • 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 tech-savvy candidates with aspiration to become a successful lawyer in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector. We offer a 5-day working week and staff benefits including medical insurance coverage.  A competitive package will be offered to the right candidate.  Interested parties please send us your resume with expected salary to Human Resources Department by clicking employment@asiasat.com.

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


Summary
Industry:
Tele-communications 
Job Position Level:
Middle 
Employment Term:
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Min. Edu. Level Req:
Bachelor 
Minimum QF Level attained:
-- 
Total Working Exp:
5-8 
Salary(HKD):
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Location:
Tai Po District
Benefits:
  • Dental Insurance
  • Five-Day Work
  • Free Shuttle Bus
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
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