Advise on legal aspects of Alibaba Group’s expansion of existing and introduction of new e-commerce product offerings by AliExpress in Russia and CIS, as well as other domestic and international work which may be assigned from time to time, including researching regulatory and other legal requirements, outside counsel management, issue spotting, structuring, and documentation of website rules and procedures, internal procedures, user agreements and related regulatory and corporate disclosures.
Draft and review contracts, licences and commercial agreements.
Assist with local litigation matters.
Provide periodic and on-going advice and training to business teams on the legal aspects of the implementation of commercial agreements, website operations, business models and strategies, business operations, marketing activities, and product offerings.
Russian, PRC, or other legal license.
4-10 years of post-qualification professional experience with a leading law firm and / or in-house legal department.
Excellent education and / or professional work experience.
Commercially minded, interested in technology and innovation
Ability to work independently and under pressure.
Experience relating to technology preferred but not required.
Open to frequent travel between Russia / China / Hong Kong.
Russia and English language skills essential. Chinese language skills preferred. Must be able to draft legal documentation and conduct legal research in Russian and English languages to an international standard.