Legal Counsel, AP

Legal Kowloon, Hong Kong


Description

Position at Logitech

The Role:

Legal Counsel, Asia Pacific (based in Hong Kong)

Logitech is looking for a talented attorney who is passionate about contributing to the development of a dynamic and innovative design-focused company. Part of a culturally diversified team, theLegal Counsel role reports to the  Senior Legal Counsel, Asia Pacific, and interacts closely with team members in Asia and Europe.  The role requires a high degree of organizational skills, proactivity and the ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders and within the global legal department. In this role, you will work closely with sales & marketing and functional teams across the AP and EMEA regions to provide practical and commercially focused legal advice.

Your Contribution:

Move fast.  Speak up.  Decide and own.  Drive change.  Exceed customer needs.  These are some of the winning behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:

  • Drafting and negotiating a wide variety of time-sensitive commercial agreements, such as sales agreements (e.g. distribution agreements, reseller agreements, license agreements), and agreements relating to marketing, promotion and sponsorship activities.

  • Providing advice and counsel to business leaders and sales & marketing teams across the AP region.

  • Preparing form agreements. Establishing and streamlining processes and procedures to improve efficiency.

  • Coordinating brand protection and anti-counterfeiting measures.

  • Providing on-boarding and refresher training to employees in different AP locations on corporate policies, code of conduct, competition law, advertising law, etc.

  • Collaborating with functional stakeholders, including tax, finance, HR, supply chain and other internal teams.

  • Managing outside counsel.

Key Qualifications:

For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:

  • 5 years of post-qualification and relevant in-house experience (ideally from the consumer goods sector) and/or experience working at a reputable law firm. 

  • Knowledge of the laws of key AP jurisdictions. 

  • Knowledge in competition law, consumer protection, marketing and advertising law.

  • Experience in labor dispute resolution.

  • Experience providing legal support in a multi-national culture across different time zones.  Some travel may be required.

  • Admitted to the bar in a major jurisdiction.

  • Fluent in English.  Knowledge of other AP languages is a plus.

In addition,preferable skills and behaviors include:

  • Have a practical, business-oriented approach to problem-solving.

  • Engage effectively with all levels of employees and management with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to apply and foster creative and critical thinking when interacting with the team and the business.

  • Skillset and interest in driving changes to improve the way we work and deliver value to Logitech.

  • Be able to operate autonomously while being a team player who brings a positive, “can do” attitude in collaboration with co-workers and internal clients.

  • Ability to drive end-to-end execution of complex tasks and manage shifting priorities within a fast-paced and rapidly evolving environment.

  • Be collegial, hardworking, confident, a self-starter and have a passion for results.

Education:

  • LL.B. or the equivalent or above.

Small Company.  Big Products.

At Logitech, we act like a small company. We believe that anyone can have the best idea. We are innovators, creators, and designers.  We challenge ourselves and each other and believe that success is never final. We push the limit because great is not good enough. We inspire, delight and empower the world.  We are Logitech.

 

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”

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