EY Core Business Services - Legal Counsel - Manager in Beijing, China

Core Business Services - Legal Counsel - Manager

Core Business Services

Requisition # BEI001KI

Post Date Apr 09, 2018

Join our Core Business Services (CBS) team and you will help support the important business enablement functions that keep our organization running strong. As a CBS professional, you will work across teams to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional quality service to our clients, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability. Major teams within CBS include Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Enterprise Support Services, Brand Marketing and Communications, Business Development, Knowledge and Risk Management.

Join our Legal team and you will help provide legal advice to mitigate our business risk as we achieve our commercial goals in a complex environment.

With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


  • Manage and review engagement and other commercial agreements

  • Provide timely and pro-active legal advice

  • Draft and negotiate engagement documentation with clients

  • Advice to service lines on legal and regulatory risks associated with engagements

  • Develop and maintain standard templates

  • Work closely with Compliance team to ensure compliance with new laws and regulations

  • Provide legal advice to management and functional teams

  • Provide legal advice and support on employment and partnership related issue

To qualify, you must meet the following requirements:

  • University law degree and admitted to practice as a lawyer in Mainland

  • At Least 5 years of post-qualification legal experience, ideally including both international law firm and in-house experience with an international financial services organization

  • Strong legal skills (drafting and analytical)

  • Ability to analyze complex legal problems and develop suitable solutions

  • Strong commercial awareness, understanding of business, corporate governance and regulatory issues

  • Fluency in both English and Chinese

  • Familiarity with financial and audit services regulatory matters, company law, employment law, intellectual property and cross-border issues

  • Strong project management skills with ability to execute multiple tasks with attention to detail

  • Understanding of when issues need to be reported or escalated

  • Flexible team player, strategic thinker, solutions-oriented, problem solver

HR Number:85245