Head of Legal (VCO196/W)

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VTech is the global leader in electronic learning products from infancy through toddler and preschool and the largest manufacturer of residential phones in the US. It also provides highly sought-after contract manufacturing services. Established in 1976, VTech’s mission is to design, manufacture and supply innovation and high quality products in a manner that minimizes any impacts on the environment, while creating sustainable value for its stakeholders and the community. We are now seeking for the high calibre to join our Legal team.

Job Description:
  • Report to the Group President in an accurate, complete and timely manner;
  • Understand business requirements and support business units (“BUs”) in negotiations and documents drafting/finalization;
  • Keep track and understand regulatory and compliance requirements in respective operating countries and advise/ support BUs in planning and execution;
  • Advise BU on application, prosecution and licensing of IP;
  • Recruit, retain, manage and collaborate with external counsels on legal matters pertinent to Group's worldwide organizations and businesses;
  • Represent the Company and BUs in legal interactions with external parties including litigation and mediation;
  • Establish in-house legal procedures and training for BU;
  • Build, maintain and upkeep the manpower and proficiency of the in-house Legal Team and manage overseas counsels.

Job Requirement:

  • Bachelor Degree in Law and Hong Kong qualified lawyer;
  • Over 10 years’ experience in legal practice and/or as in-house counsel at a lead or senior level;
  • Excellent written and spoken skills in English and Chinese;
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated and ability to think critically and make clear, well-reasoned decisions;
  • Ability to establish priorities, set deadlines for projects and function effectively in fast pace to achieve goals;
  • Good connections with local and overseas law firms and counsels a major plus.

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