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Disputes Lawyer - Offshore Firm - Hong Kong

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Disputes Lawyer - Offshore Firm - Hong Kong

We are actively searching for a highly skilled and experienced disputes lawyer to join a dynamic offshore legal team based in Hong Kong. As an offshore disputes lawyer, you will play a crucial role in handling complex and high-value disputes, with a primary focus on international clients and offshore jurisdictions.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of disputes, including but not limited to commercial litigation, fraud cases, arbitration proceedings, and restructuring and insolvency matters. The diversity of cases will provide you with a stimulating and intellectually challenging work environment, allowing you to expand your legal expertise across multiple practice areas.

We welcome applications from candidates who have gained experience in both onshore and offshore firms. We understand that transitioning to offshore law may require some adjustment, and so the firm are committed to providing exceptional training and support during the transition period. The team of seasoned offshore lawyers will be available to guide you through the nuances of offshore jurisdictions and ensure a smooth integration into their practice.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Possess a law degree from a reputable university and be admitted to practice law in Hong Kong or a comparable jurisdiction.
  • Admitted in a Common Law, or offshore jurisdiction.
  • 3-7 PQE (flexibility for exceptional candidates)
  • Demonstrated experience in handling disputes, preferably with exposure to offshore jurisdictions.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to assess complex legal issues and develop effective strategies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Mandarin is advantageous.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, multicultural environment.
  • Business acumen and an understanding of clients' objectives to provide commercially viable legal solutions.