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Associate General Counsel 

Position Section: Legal
Position Type: Full Time
Position Location: Asia Hong Kong


You will be based in our Mumbai or Hong Kong office as part of the litigation & investigations group, reporting to the deputy general counsel for the Asia region. 

You’ll support the firm on global litigation, investigations and related matters including crisis management. You’ll work closely with senior firm and legal colleagues including communications, risk, compliance, IT, insurance and finance. 

The legal department is a diverse and dynamic team within our firm, which provides comprehensive legal services and broad risk management support to our firm’s leadership, consultants and support staff throughout the world.


You will manage a broad range of complex litigation matters, advising and counseling internal clients on litigation risk. You will provide counsel to consultants on a variety of legal issues related to litigation and investigations, including advice about the pros/cons of pursuing affirmative legal proceedings.

In this role, you will manage complex litigation matters including government investigations. This may involve overseeing outside counsel, developing budget and overall strategy, scoping internal fact-finding, ensuring compliance with document discovery obligations and preparing witnesses for external interviews and depositions.

You’ll also manage interactions with regulators and be responsible for driving internal investigations including disciplinary matters. You’ll advise internal clients on litigation risks and provide counsel on potential or threatened litigation, collaborating with the communications team on internal and external responses to litigation and investigative matters. 

You’ll identify process improvements for investigations and help develop resources and tools that help drive consistent implementation of our global investigations process to ensure timely and appropriate investigation management and reporting. You will partner with communications on internal and external responses to litigation and investigative matters. You will work closely with risk, IT, compliance and human resources colleagues to identify trends, flag developing risks and develop and implement appropriate mitigation plans. 


  • Excellent academic credentials
  • 8+ years of experience with an international law firm; in-house and/or regulatory experience with a focus on litigation
  • Deep crisis management and litigation experience
  • Government, prosecutorial experience and/or prior in-house experience is a plus
  • Impeccable business judgment and ethics
  • Self-starter with the ability to drive tasks and projects to completion
  • Ability to develop relationships and network within and outside the company
  • Ability to build and keep relationships with top outside legal advisors
  • Enjoys working in a challenging, fast-paced, dynamic professional services environment
  • Team player, highly collaborative, with a flexible work style
  • Ability and confidence to work with people across geographies
  • Excellent written and oral English communications skills

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