HK$896,567
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The average pay for a Legal Counsel is HK$896,567 per year.

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Bonus HK$75,503 - HK$655,573
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HK$518,711 - HK$1,685,122
  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Currency: HKD
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

Job Description for Legal Counsel

Legal counsels, also called general counsels, are the chief lawyers of large corporations or government agencies. They advise departments on legal ramifications, ensure that the business is working in accordance with the law, and may represent the company or government agency in the case that a law suit is filed.

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Legal Counsel Tasks
  • Advise business in legal affairs of the company including government regulations, taxes, and legal and human rights.
  • Apply for registration and copyrights for the products, processes, and trademarks of the organization.
  • Manage disputes and litigations.
  • Prepare and review legal documents including contracts, licenses, leases, sales and purchases, and real estate, etc.

Legal Counsel Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

-2%

National Average: HK$970,318

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Legal Counsel

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
56%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

▲3%

National Average
HK$970,000

▼32%

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
56%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 9%