BDX China Counsel

Legal, Regulatory and Compliance

Najing/Guangzhou, China

Job Type

Full Time

Reference Number



Data Centers & Related Services

Position Purpose:

The BDX China Counsel is a leadership role, responsible for managing the provision of strategic, high quality timely and cost effective legal services.

This requires a hands-on can do approach to partner with and advise the BDX business to support and advise across:

(a)   Commercial and contract law; communications law, mergers and acquisitions; regulatory; dispute resolution; privacy; IT; procurement; intellectual property; and competition law;

(b)   Regulatory and compliance, risk management and corporate governance; and

(c)    Company secretarial.

This role reports to the BDX GC, and also skip level to the BDX CEO.

The role will be a trusted advisor to the BDX team and ensure that BDX operates in accordance law, regulation, policy and in the best interests of stakeholders including customers and shareholders.


Education and Qualifications:

  •   Degree holder in Law
  •   Admitted to practice law in China
  •   Current practising certificate

Skills and Experience:

  • Substantial experience as a senior lawyer (10+PQE) providing legal advise to leaders, executive and board. This will be gained in an in-house legal team ideally in an IT, data center, telecommunications or technology business. Or in a leading firm practicing in these areas.
  • Significant exposure to a wide range of law including commercial and contract law; company law, mergers and acquisitions; regulatory; dispute resolution; privacy; IT; procurement; intellectual property; anti-bribery; sanctions; and competition law.
  • Substantial experience in operating in key jurisdictions including; (a) China and Hong Kong;(b) Singapore and India (ideally); and (c) Indonesia (ideally).
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and experience in building relationships of trust and influencing outcomes across a range of stakeholders.
  • Business judgement with the ability to develop pragmatic solutions to challenging business issues. This includes confidence to constructively give full and frank advice      with a focus on risk management (not risk minimization).
  • Internal and external negotiation skills.
  • Strong customer focus and ability to develop and maintain internal and external relationships.
  • Proven ability to act independently and provide commercially focused legal advice with a high degree of integrity.
  • Experience with risk management and compliance.
  • Proven ability to review, draft and edit documents.
  • Good command in both spoken and written English and Chinese(Mandarin).
  • Ability to work cross culturally as a cohesive team.    


  • Manage the provision of legal services and deliver high quality, commercially     focused, cost effective and independent legal services to BDX
  • Risk management: Maintain a comprehensive approach to risk, risk management and     compliance.
  • Stakeholder Management: Build and maintain relationships of trust with key     stakeholders
  • Operational leadership: lead and develop processes and systems to improve efficiency and quality of services; engage and manage external lawyers as required
  • Manage legal spend to meet or beat budget
  • Execute for results and help deliver sustainable value to stakeholders
  • People leadership: Develop and inhouse and external capability
  • Regulatory and company secretary

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