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Associate Principal Counsel

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 701040BR Location Lantau Island, Islands District, Hong Kong SAR Business Hong Kong Disneyland Resort Date posted Aug. 30, 2019

Job Summary:

Career with a Difference
Hong Kong Disneyland delivers world-class service and lifetime memories for our Guests. As a Cast Member, you will be an important part of the Disney Show. Working at Hong Kong Disneyland offers you the opportunity to participate in comprehensive training and experience excellent career development opportunities.
Interested in a career with a difference? Join us now!

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Responsibilities:

  • Report to the Assistant Chief Counsel – Head of Legal
  • Serve as a member of the in-house legal team of Hong Kong Disneyland Resort
  • Provide legal support to different lines of business by advising on a broad range of legal issues including, in particular, corporate/commercial, data privacy, anti-trust, intellectual property and e-commerce
  • Liaise with external stakeholders and advise senior management on joint venture matters to ensure compliance with project documents, corporate policies, legal and regulatory requirements
  • Primary responsibility for process, communication and documentation associated with corporate board meetings
  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts and other legal documents on behalf of different lines of business within Hong Kong Disneyland Resort
  • Such other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Assistant Chief Counsel – Head of Legal

Basic Qualifications:

  • Qualified in Hong Kong with 9 to 12 years of PQE
  • Solid corporate/commercial experience gained in top-tier law firm or multinational company in-house role, with solid experience in and knowledge of one or more of the following areas: corporate/commercial, intellectual property, data privacy, anti-trust and e-commerce
  • Strong academic background with good commercial sense and strong business acumen
  • Excellent communication and client relationship skills. Ability to communicate complex concepts and issues effectively with local colleagues, corporate/segment leaders as well as external stakeholders
  • Motivated and able to prioritize multiple projects and to work effectively and independently in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding legal drafting and analytical skills in identifying legal issues and risks associated with business initiatives and providing legally-compliant, innovative and practical solutions
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and Chinese; ability to speak Putonghua is preferred
  • Candidates with less experience will be considered for the position of Counsel

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About Hong Kong Disneyland Resort:

Since Hong Kong Disneyland Resort opened in 2005, it has entertained millions of guests from Hong Kong, mainland China, Southeast Asia and farther abroad. As the first Disney resort in China, it features award-winning, first-of-its-kind entertainment offerings and guest services specially-designed for an international guest base, all brought to life by the resort’s multilingual cast members.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Hong Kong Disneyland Management Limited, which is part of a business segment we call Hong Kong Disneyland Resort.

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