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Senior Legal Manager – Dispute Resolution

Contact Marsha Gordon
Reference C-BH-32968
Salary Market rate salaries in HK$
Job Type Permanent
Location Hong Kong Hong Kong
Date Posted 10 Jun 2021
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Competitive remunerations package on offer for a Senior Legal Manager within a top tier international practice in Hong Kong.

We are now actively seeking a technically brilliant Senior Legal Manager on a permanent basis to join a renowned dispute resolution team. Utilising your skills and expertise in this field, the successful legal manager will act for clients including shipping companies, banks, oil companies and contractors on a broad range of litigation to include shipping and arbitration. Delivering high-quality advice and representation, you will maintain the firm’s excellence for client care.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.


  • Advising on cross-border matters
  • Managing high value, complex cases 
  • Charterparty and shipbuilding disputes
  • Accidents at sea
  • Representation in international arbitrations
  • Oil and gas
  • Conducting advocacy in court
  • Enforcements
  • Building new and existing client relationships

The Candidate

  • Qualified solicitors in Hong Kong, the UK or Singapore with a minimum of 5 years’ PQE
  • Demonstrates strong commercial acumen
  • Technical proficiency in shipping litigation and arbitration is essential
  • Possesses outstanding communication and client care skills
  • Has a consistently strong academic record
  • Confident advocate with exposure to court work
  • Has a desire for professional development

The Firm

Our client is a top tier international law practice who specialise in a range of commercial law matters. Staffed by a team of specialists many of whom are seen as leaders within their respective fields, they utilise their technical excellence and industry knowledge to deliver a high standard of legal advice at all times. Believing that building strong, long-lasting relationships with clients is the key to success, they maintain an approach which is personable and respectful allowing them to build a client base which is truly international. Opportunities at this practice are therefore highly prized.


  • Market rate salaries for city firms paid in HK$
  • Exposure to high value, complex matters
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Relocation package

Our Agency Requirements

  • What salary are you currently seeking?
  • How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
  • How long is your notice period?

Senior Legal Manager – Dispute Resolution

For further details of this Senior Legal Manager vacancy, please contact Marsha on 01954 208079 quoting reference MG32968.

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