Asia Legal Counsel

  • About the Firm: The Economist Group is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs.
  • About the role: The in-house role assists the Group General Counsel & Senior Counsel in the provision of legal support and counsel to The Economist Group, primarily in the Asia-Pacific region, to help protect the Group against legal risk, protect its intellectual property rights and to help it execute its commercial strategy.
  • Looking for: We are looking to secure your expertise and proven commercial experience in a law firm and preferably in-house as well; experience within Publishing/media/licensing industry a plus, Experience working with sales teams a plus.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities you will be afforded will include, but not be limited to, providing clear, high quality legal advice and support on a wide range of commercial issues affecting the Group in Asia-Pacific, including specific projects assigned by Manager from time to time. This will include understanding and advising the business on legal and commercial risks relating to publishing news content in China.
  • And more: Native English speaker with excellent Mandarin (both reading and writing) or Native Mandarin speaker with excellent English (both reading and writing, is mandatory.

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