Legal Counsel, Asia Markets

Location Hong Kong
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Legal and Compliance
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  1. Responsible for legal aspects of merger and acquisition activities in the Asia Markets Region
    • Manage and coordinate with external legal advisors to prepare, review, negotiate and validate acquisition, merger, partnership, distribution and transaction agreements
    • Work as part of the deal team with AXA Group corporate finance and Group Legal teams to take the lead in M&A and partnership transactions in the Asia Markets Region
  2. Negotiate with external vendors and liaise with internal stakeholders on Regional Vendor & IT contracts
    • Working and liaising with internal parties (procurement, IT), from RFP to negotiation to closing of Regional contracts
    • Negotiate with external vendors on terms and conditions
  3. Collaborate and coordinate with local legal teams
  • Coordinate and work with local legal teams on resolution of common legal issues, dealing with Group requirements, and leading the teams through M&A or partnership projects  
  • Improve legal capability at country level through appropriate training and sharing of best practices and experiences from around the Region
    4.  Review and keep updated the AXA legal templates 
  • Min 5-6 years professional experience, having worked at international law firms in Hong Kong, in-house experience preferred
  • Strong and solid experience in transactional work and corporate/commercial matters
  • Chinese capabilities (written and spoken) required
  • insurance experience preferred
  • High level of autonomy
  • Strong communication skills, strong team player


Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things. In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.
AXA Asia is a market leading insurance player offering a differentiated composite proposition in Life and General Insurance with operational presence in Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, China, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand. AXA Asia is part of the AXA Group, headquartered in Paris and a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management with a presence in 59 countries. AXA Asia is committed to creating a sustainable, long-term business for our employees, customers and shareholders.

We’ll give you:
  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • Medical cover and dental plan
  • Attractive pension plan
  • Rental reimbursement scheme
  • Extensive learning and development opportunities