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Legal Counsel (at the rank of Administrative Assistant II)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 502182
Work type: Full-time
Department: Technology Transfer Office (99110)
Categories: Executive / Technical / Support
Hong Kong

Legal Counsel (at the rank of Administrative Assistant II) in the Technology Transfer Office (Ref.: 502182) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should be qualified as a lawyer, preferably in a common law jurisdiction or PRC, with at least 6 years’ post-qualification work experience in law firms or as in-house legal position, preferably in the areas of patent law, copyright law, business, commercial law and PRC law.  They should have a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Cantonese and Putonghua); proficiency in English and Chinese word processing and PC applications such as MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook; excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, and analytical thinking skills; and a strong sense of responsibility.  They should also be self-motivated, detail-oriented, hardworking, and able to work independently under minimal supervision.  The ability to provide accurate, practical and timely advice, and a thorough understanding of commercial issues and risk management is essential.

The appointee will draft and review legal agreements and documents; provide legal advice in areas of technology transfer, research and knowledge exchange, especially IP licensing, research related contracts and compliance of institutional policy and laws; liaise and negotiate contract terms with internal and external parties; develop and advise on internal policies, practices and procedures; conduct legal research; and translate English and Chinese legal documents.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Closes October 8, 2020.

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