• Legal Counsel

    Location(s)
    Hong Kong-Hong Kong
    Category
    Legal
    Contract Type
    Perm Full-Time
    Salary
    Competitive
  • The Opportunity

    To provide legal and commercial expertise to the BSI Group as a member of the Legal department.

     

    The BSI Group is a global provider of knowledge (e.g. standards and standardisation products), assurance, compliance and ancillary services to clients in more than 180 countries from a network of 80 offices in 30 countries.

     

    As a provider of knowledge solutions BSI is a key member of ISO and other international standards bodies formed for the development and promotion of international standards. Its assurance business covers assessment, certification and training services, part of which is regulated by government agencies around the world. Its compliance business provides consultancy services and management tools to facilitate business improvement for a wide range of clients.

     

    BSI APAC today predominantly consists of our Assurance business streams with only small scale Standards & Knowledge Solutions presence to date.

     

    The key dimensions are:

    • Business streams: Assurance & (some) Standards/Knowledge Solutions
    • Key global sectors: Healthcare, Food, and Built Environment
    • Key regional sectors (e.g. ICT, Automotive, Aerospace, Oil & Gas)
    • Core domains: Operational Resilience, Information Resilience & Supply Chain Resilience

    It is expected this role will be based in APAC with regular time spent across the region and to the UK.

    About BSI

    Do you believe the world deserves excellence?

     

    As the leading global business standards company BSI helps over 70,000 clients worldwide to improve their businesses. From business continuity to recycling waste, from medical devices to the exploration of space, we help businesses embed the habits of excellence so that they perform better, manage their risks more effectively and achieve sustainable growth and in doing so we touch the lives of many across the globe.

     

    This is an exciting role as Legal Counsel (APAC) based in either Hong Kong, Singapore or potentially Kuala Lumpur.

    About You

    • Minimum of 6 years’ post-qualification experience is ideal
    • Legal training and post qualification experience with a leading law firm or substantial in-house legal department in Asia/and or UK
    • Experience as part of an in-house legal department of an organisation providing business services in a multinational environment (can be secondment or other)
    • IT literate
    • Commercially astute, focused on adding value
    • Strong team player with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
    • Good planning and organisational skills
    • High levels of learning agility
    • 2.1 or above degree classification in English law or similar degree is ideal
    • Solicitor or barrister qualified in England and Wales or equivalent qualification in APAC
    • Upholds BSI values and acts as a role model
    • Strong communication skills 
    • Demonstrates gravitas with senior stakeholders
    • Proactive and resilient, with a ‘can do attitude
    • Takes a collaborative approach

     

    What we offer:

     

    We offer a highly competitive starting salary, 27 days annual leave with the opportunity to increase this to 30 days, company-paid private medical insurance, an excellent company-contributed pension scheme, and a wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your life-style. Plus, as we’re situated just above Gunnersbury Tube station it makes for a really easy commute, or you can use the free on-site parking if you’d prefer to drive.

     

     

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