Legal Counsel - Shanghai

Recruiter
QED Legal
Location
China, Shanghai
Salary
£75000.00 - £100000 per annum
Posted
14 Aug 2018
Closes
11 Sep 2018
Ref
BBBH18986
Contact
Matthew Whitehead
Vacancy Type
Barristers, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level

I am working with one of the largest renewable energy organisations who are are looking to hire an In House Legal Counsel to join their team in Shanghai. You will have 5+ years experience gained either at a reputable law firm or company, preferably in the construction and / or energy sectors.

You will be responsible for handling all legal matters related to their assets in China. Candidates will ideal have had exposure to corporate, commercial, drafting / negotiating of complex contracts and it would be highly beneficial if you have had exposure to energy projects and project finance.

You must have a good understanding of Chinese corporate law, litigation, land law, labour law, contract law, and general acts, rules and regulations of the judicial system in China. Familiarity with legal regulations relating to renewable energy (solar and wind energy policies and incentive programs) is preferred. A good understanding of legal and regulatory issues applicable to US multinationals operating in China is also required.

You will have gained an LLB from a top ranked Chinese University, have native Mandarin language skills and ideally be PRC qualified as well as US.

This is an exciting In-House legal position, which will provide an opportunity for both professional and personal development.