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    Hong Kong Island £44,000

    Corporate Paralegal

    A Corporate Paralegal is required for a rewarding opportunity with an International law firm. The role will be based in Hong Kong and offers an excellent salary and benefits package.

    My client first opened its doors in Hong Kong over twenty years ago and since then they have gone from strength to strength building an international client base working across Hong Kong, China and really the entire Asia Pacific region. You will be joining a team of highly capable legal experts who advise in Cantonese, Mandarin and Japanese and so with this in mind it is anticipated that you will be a native Mandarin and Cantonese speaker. With half a dozen other office locations globally their expertise in Hong Kong primarily lies in Corporate and Financial legal services, and specialist Fiduciary and Funds services.

    You will provide support to the Corporate Lawyers with the following Corporate Paralegal duties…

    * Responding to client enquiries to explain the process of incorporating companies
    * Explaining to clients the costs involved in setting up entities
    * Preparing formation documents for exempted companies; a variety of documents for submission to the General Registry; legal opinions; registers of mortgages and charges; and fee breakdowns and cover letters
    * Drafting letters/agreements, minutes and documents
    * Liaising with the corporate administration team
    * Internal administrative work

    I would like to see documented on your CV at least four years of experience of working as a Corporate Paralegal at an International law firm. You will thrive in a pressurized environment and be well versed in handling a high volume of instructions from your Lawyers. You need to demonstrate to me you are flexible in your approach to work and always willing to learn new skills. You will think of yourself as very much a team player, someone who has self-motivation in spades and above all a strong sense of responsibility for their work. And finally, as with the majority of roles in Hong Kong, full fluency in both Mandarin and English is mandatory.

    This is a fantastic Hong Kong based Corporate Paralegal role offering an excellent salary and benefits package.

    My client is well embedded in the Hong Kong market with an enviable client base across really the whole Asia Pacific region. I cannot emphasis enough my client's requirement to have the full bilingual fluency in both Mandarin and English. This role will provide the successful applicant with a good deal of variety and challenge in their day to day role so send me your CV without delay!

    Please contact Hannah Allan our International legal recruitment specialist to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration. Your details will be kept on file and we will contact you should a similar vacancy arise in the near future.

    Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are experts in International legal recruitment and have an extensive network (and sound understanding) of the International legal jobs market. We have developed a number of key relationships with both private practice and in house clients and have become an integral part of many clients recruitment strategies based on credibility and depth of service. Having helped a record number of legal professionals find permanent and locum work with some of the world's leading global names we can confidently say that we are experts in our field.

    We are now actively hiring for a number of key clients situated in the Middle East, UK and Asia Pacific legal markets. Please contact Hannah directly to discuss your next career move in confidence.

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    Douglas Scott are the Legal Recruitment experts and the UK’s leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. You can therefore apply for our Hong Kong Island based legal jobs with confidence, we are a regulated employment agency and will discuss this role with you and seek your approval before submitting your application directly to the decision maker.

    Job Spec

    • Area of Law: Corporate Law,
    • Type: International, Paralegal, Private Practice,
    • Salary: £44,000
    • Term: Permanent
    • Location: Hong Kong Island
    • Reference: HA34616A


    To discuss the role in more detail call Hannah Allan on 0203 846 3071 or apply online.

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