We are an influential, innovative Swiss law firm, dedicated to providing effective legal solutions for Swiss and international clients. With over 100 lawyers, tax experts and notaries public, we cover all areas of commercial law, including business, tax and regulatory matters. As of July 2020 or upon agreement, we are looking for a qualified
Legal Expert China Desk (80-100%)
The overall objective of the position holder is to support the sustainable growth of our China related business. You will help us to be recognized in the market as the leading Swiss law firm for Sino-Swiss business transactions and legal matters. With your support, we want to further grow our Chinese and Swiss client base for Sino-Swiss related matters.
Your field of activity will include, but not be limited to, business development activities as well as China-related mandate work and mandate work, based on your field of legal and/or industry expertise. You will work closely with the other China Desk team members and may also be required to support mandate leaders from other teams in your field of expertise. The position will will offer you the opportunity to handle projects and aspects of mandates autonomously.
As the perfect candidate, you hold a law degree from a Chinese university (admission to the Chinese Bar or Swiss bar would be an asset) and have at least 3 years of legal work experience in an international firm or as in-house legal counsel in an international environment. You have specialist knowledge in a specific industry (preferably life science, consumer and luxury goods, or digital business) and/or a legal field of expertise (preferably M&A, IP, data protection, or e-commerce). Additional professional experience in business development would be an asset. Your mother tongue is Chinese (Mandarin) and you are fluent in English. Any additional languages (German, French, Italian) are welcome. To fit into this fast developing intercultural environment, we are looking for a strong adaptable team player with excellent communication and organisational skills. Furthermore, a confident manner and an independent and precise working style are essential.
Should you consider yourself suitable for this position, please send your complete application (including CV, diplomas, work certificates) to Dr. Stefan Kohler, email@example.com, Schützengasse 1, 8001 Zurich, Tel. +41 58 211 34 00, www.vischer.com.
VISCHER AG Herr Stefan Kohler Partner Schützengasse 1 8001 Zürich +41 58 211 34 00