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Legal Counsel


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General information

Organisation

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

  

Reference

2022-5529  

Position description

Job title

Legal Counsel

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors. We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.

With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 16,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects. 

We are now actively expanding our footprint into the APAC region, with offices operating in the Greater China, South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

Job description

Main Responsibilities:

  • An Egis promoter to Lead and execute legal support to all Egis operations in the region, in coordination with the legal department of the Egis group in terms of legal and contractual document review, offering legal advices, providing support and assistance during contract negotiation and execution.
  • Lead and manage the legal team in the region.
  • Dual Report to APAC CEO and Group Legal Counsel.
  • Act as the representative of the Group Legal Department in the region.
  • Implement and follow up Group Legal Procedures in the region.
  • Handle litigation and pre-litigation in the region.
  • Select and oversee external counsel in liaison with Group Legal Department.
  • Oversee the corporate housekeeping of all the Egis entitiesPerform as the Group.
  • Legal Department’s SPOC for all liability insurance matters in the region
  • Supervise and train Contract Managers based in the region.
  • Provide legal trainings to the operations, in collaboration with Group Legal Department.
  • Monitor and report to the operations and Group Legal Department on the evolution of local regulations.
  • Manage Business Ethics & Compliance and risk performance:
    Participate in the implementation, monitoring and improvement of the Ethics approach.
  • Liaise with the Group Ethics & Compliance Director.
  • Oversee the dissemination and implementation of codes, procedures and tools.
  • Ensure compliance of the KYC procedure.

Profile

  • University Degree Holder in LLB/LLM with a recognized university in common law jurisdictions.
  • Qualified lawyer in Hong Kong with post qualified experiences in reputable practices in Hong Kong or in the region.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese (both Cantonese and Mandarin).
  • Experienced in legal matter for civil engineer, infrastructure or similar project related organisations.
  • Attentive to details, well organized, responsible, excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Be a business partner, able to explain details to business units and communicate well with all stakeholders in the organization.
  • Familiar with MS Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint.

Position location

Job location

Asia, China

City

  Hong Kong

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required

6-10 years