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Legal Counsel

Funding Scheme Branch

Ref: FSBO265/22, 7102


Job Description


Who we are looking for:

  • Creativity in new ideas and future focus vision. 
  • Collaboration with colleagues and the community at large.
  • Work Smart, Play Smart!


What you'll do:

  • Provide professional legal advice and support primarily for Funding Scheme Branch in areas of laws and regulatory issues in Hong Kong and the Mainland; and also to HKPC as a whole to protect the best interests of the Council
  • Work closely with Funding Scheme teams / corporate in negotiating the terms and conditions of contracts and agreements with the Government, applicants and vendors
  • Advise and assist Funding Scheme teams / corporate in handling dispute cases
  • Develop, prepare and review relevant legal documents including but not limited to various forms of contracts, agreements, guidelines and correspondence to meet business and operational needs
  • Advise on legal issues related to new technology development and commercialization, IT and data security, IP, etc. and provide legally-sound solutions
  • Study new initiatives of business development from legal aspect, and give practical and well-reasoned legal advice
  • Identify and analyze legal risks, perform risk management and provide solutions
  • Partner with internal audit in enforcing corporate governance and compliance
  • Liaise with external lawyers to ensure quality of legal services provided to the stakeholders
  • Keep abreast of the latest regulatory and statutory requirements and advise on due diligence


You'll be a good fit if you have/are:

  • Degree of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) / Master of Laws (LLM)
  • Hong Kong qualified Solicitor with 10 years or more post-qualification experience gained from reputable law firms or in-house environment of proven track records
  • Previous experience in a similar role in high tech, multi-national corporations or public organisations is preferred
  • Able to handle legal matters independently and deal with multiple parties/ stakeholders tactfully
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills, strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Reliable with high integrity and strong commitment
  • Good command of English, Cantonese and Putonghua



Applicant may be considered for other positions if not matching the requirements of the subject position.


What we offer and What you’ll like here:

  • Innovative and energetic culture with smart outfits and sport shoes
  • Latest technology to actualize your creative ideas
  • 5-day work week 
  • Prime location with good public transport network
  • MPF Top-up and dental benefit
  • Medical benefits from Day-1 with extended coverage to dependent(s)
  • Professional training and career advancement opportunities


Apply now if you’re ready to take the challenge!  Do not miss this opportunity to join us to Create Value and “MAKE SMART SMARTER”!  


HKPC will take into consideration both the quantitative and qualitative requirements of the position when selecting the suitable candidates.  A competitive salary package commensurate with academic qualifications and experience will be offered. 


Applicants are welcome to submit application at the HKPC e-Recruitment System ( in 1 week from the posting date.  Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.  


Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only. Candidates not invited for interviews within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful and the applications will be disposed by HKPC within 12 months.