Junior Legal Counsel (Part time, 3 days per week - 24h)

The French International School - Hong Kong is currently seeking a Junior Legal Counsel reporting directly to the General Counsel to provide legal advice and support for a wide range of legal topics and to assist the Board on corporate matters.

Responsibilities:

  • Set up and manage contracts and insurance databases
  • Participate in the selection, management, negotiation and evaluation of all external legal parties
  • Monitor all lease agreements and coordinate with related parties according to the Board decision
  • Negotiate, write and execute agreements and contracts
  • Monitor regulatory and legal changes and advise on any changes required in the Governance of the School
  • Conduct efficient legal research on any concern the Board and/or Management Team may have
  • Prepare all aspects of the planning, preparation, and execution of Board meetings and Annual General Meetings
  • Manage Board emails and ensure timely response to emails

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate of a Degree in Law
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a law firm or as an In-house legal counsel
  • Fluency in English with outstanding communication skills (verbal and written) is a must.  Good knowledge of French would be an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure with flexible working hours
  • Holder of a "Dependent Visa" or HK Permanent ID Card

Conditions:

  • 24 hours over 3 days per week

Please submit your application (resume and cover letter) to the Recruitment and Human Resources Manager by email: recruitment@lfis.edu.hk

All information provided by the applicants will be kept confidential and used for employment-related purposes only.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.