Job title: Employment Counsel
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Professional Services: Consulting
Expertise: Lawyer (Solicitor/Attorney)
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Shanghai
Job published: 05-11-2019
Job ID: 34177
Contact name: Annie Tang
Phone number: +852 2810 9077
Contact email:

Job Description

Our client, a professional services firm, is looking for a senior regional employment counsel to join their dynamic legal team based in Shanghai (China). An ideal candidate enjoys working in a challenging and dynamic work environment.


  • Advise internal stakeholders on the full spectrum of employment related issues, including various legal contracts, compliance, data privacy, intellectual property, compensation and other employment-related issues
  • Assist on various initiatives, such as office openings, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and joint ventures
  • Support HR activities which includes advising members of the firm regarding firm policies and procedures, conducting internal investigations and evaluation processes
  • Manage regulatory inquiries, such as pay equity audits and compliance
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to identify risks and develop solutions for the firm


  • PRC qualified with a minimum 7+ years' PQE at top international law firm(s) and/or multinational corporation(s)
  • Excellent academic credentials with in-house and employment law experience 
  • A highly collaborative and influential team player with impeccable business ethics
  • Fluency in English and Mandarin is essential (both written and spoken)