AECOM Legal Counsel, Shanghai in Shanghai, China

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Position Title Legal Counsel, Shanghai

China - Shanghai Municipality


Job Summary

Provide general legal support and advice to business teams as well as other supporting teams, e.g. HR.

Draft, review and negotiate various contracts and legal documents.

Work with business partners at all levels to address issues and risks.

Risk assessment and mitigation to gain greater commercial benefits and ensure the company is protected legally.

Assist implementing the company’s business strategy and policies.

Work with external counsels on arbitration and litigation cases.

Minimum Requirements

8-10 years working experience in a law firm or in an in-house legal team.

Excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese, and able to work as a good team player with positive attitude

Excellent attention to details.

Embrace a fast-paced working environment and able to cope with changes and react immediately to instructions and ability to multi-task

Mature and pleasant, with good interpersonal skills.

Well-organized, able to work independently and meet tight deadlines.

Background or experience in working for construction or engineering industry would be a bonus including advising on claims involving variations, delay and disruption etc and advising on JVs.

Experience in providing advice concerning tender processes in the PRC required.

Preferred Qualifications

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Legal and Compliance

Country China

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 174432BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.