Job title: Legal Counsel - Intellectual Property: 5+ PQE
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: LEGAL: In-house (Commerce)
Expertise: Lawyer (Solicitor/Attorney)
Skills: IP / Trademark Portfolio Management
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Hong Kong
Job published: 26-09-2019
Job ID: 34120
Contact name: Jennifer Donnelly
Phone number: +852 6683 1952 / +61 420 532 388
Contact email:

Job Description

Our client is a well-known conglomerate with a diverse group of companies in the consumer sector.  The Hong Kong office is looking to appoint an Intellectual Property Counsel to support the business in the region.  In this role you will have be involved in the full suite of IP matters, including:

  • Trademark portfolio management
  • Clearance
  • Enforcements
  • Commercial IP agreements and related documentation
  • IP-related transactional support, typically involving matters such as IP rights, registration rights, warranties, IT/TMT agreements.


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ post qualification experience with a strong focus on non-contentious IP matters; however, candidates with a mix of both contentious and non-contentious IP will be considered.  Experience working in house in an IP focused role highly regarded, though candidates currently working in a well-regarded IP team in private practice will be considered.  Requirements:

  • 5+ years PQE
  • Admission as a Solicitor in Hong Kong or equivalent jurisdiction
  • Substantial commercial IP experience gained in private practice or in house
  • Business level Chinese preferred
  • Polished interpersonal skills and the ability to form strong internal relationships with business and legal colleagues is essential
  • A commercial focused approach to the law is key to success in this role


To apply or for further details on this fantastic opportunity, please contact Jennifer Donnelly on +852 3598 9745 or