PARALEGAL / LEGAL ASSISTANT

(in-house role, no billing pressure)

 

A successful and growing global developer and publisher of mobile products, Animoca Brands, with offices in Hong Kong, Canada, Finland and Argentina is seeking a Paralegal / Legal Assistant to be based at its Hong Kong headquarters. 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with legal team and related parties to manage transactions through documentation phase to closing;

  • Provide paralegal and secretarial support to the Legal Team;

  • Maintain the company's legal documentation and contracts database;

  • Support the management team in legal matters relating to the group's investments, M&A activities, development, production, distribution and sale of technology and digital media products;

  • Liaise and communicate with internal and external stakeholders;

  • Conduct research and liaise with external counsel in all relevant jurisdictions;

  • Assist in ad-hoc assignments and operational legal matters;

  • Supporting company secretarial matters;

  • Not required, but a big plus: Ability to draft and review a full range of commercial  and legal documents, including non-disclosure agreements, development agreements, work-for-hire agreements, distribution and licensing agreements, share subscription agreements, share sale and purchase agreements and shareholders agreement.

 

Requirements:

  • Degree or above with minimum 4 years' paralegal experience;

  • Systematic, punctual and hardworking with excellent organisational skills;

  • Meticulous and attention to detail;

  • Experience with corporate governance and regulatory compliance requirements;

  • Exposure and track record in corporate, licensing matters with some knowledge in intellectual property;

  • Candidates must also demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, be positive, adaptable, detail-minded and a team player;

  • Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English is essential;

  • Willing to work overtime when required and able to work independently under pressure to meet tight deadlines;

  • Immediately available is an advantage.

The Perks:

  • 5-day work week

  • 15 days Annual Leave

  • Medical, Life & Personal Accident insurance

  • Free company shuttle bus to and from select MTR stations daily

  • Casual work attire

  • Free coffee, tea and fruit daily

  • Multi-cultural work environment (15 nationalities and counting!)

  • Flat company structure: your ideas get heard by the right people very quickly

  • Diverse range of game and app genres: learn and try different projects from time to time

  • Regular (and fun) company activities

  • Other leave (Marriage Leave, Compassionate Leave, Exam Leave)

To apply for this position please send your resume with position applied, academic transcript (for recent graduates), current and expected salary to careers@animocabrands.com. Short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Information provided will be treated in strict confidence and will only be used for recruitment-related purposes. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Information of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed after six months.

Posted on April 16, 2021.

Hong Kong Office: Unit 417-421, Cyberport 1, 100 Cyberport Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

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