Post Date: 02 Feb 2024

Functions: Education
Types: Contract
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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Assistant Registrar (carrying the job title of 'Senior Legal Counsel') (Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services)


Ref : 240000BJ

Closing Date : March 2, 2024

Applicants should (i) have practical and academic legal training, preferably with degree(s) in Laws, Juris Doctor or LLM, or equivalent; (ii) have at least twelve years' post-qualification experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts and legal documents, preferably gained from a law firm or in-house legal department, experience in handling Intellectual Property matters is highly valued; (iii) have good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Mandarin); (iv) be responsible, detail-oriented and proactive; (v) be able to work independently and lead a team of legal and compliance professionals; and (vi) have high computer literacy in software applications including Chinese word processing.

The appointee will (a) take on a leadership role to review, draft and negotiate legal documents, particularly about research collaboration, clinical study, knowledge transfer and service contracts; (b) liaise and negotiate with internal and external clients to ensure that the drafting, negotiation and follow-up processes leading to execution of the documents comply with the University's rules and regulations; (c) provide professional legal advice concerning general legal matters particularly in research, innovation and knowledge transfer; and (d) perform ad hoc tasks.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for two years, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test.


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