Oracle Legal Counsel 3 in Beijing, China

Legal Counsel 3

Preferred Qualifications


Counsel, JAPAC

Department/Division: JAPAC Legal

Position reports to: Chief Legal Counsel of PRC

General Function: To provide a full range of in-house legalservices with emphasis on support to Sales business units including cloudbusinesses, and LOBs as well as compliance with Oracle policies and proceduresand applicable law.

1. Key Objectives / Measures

  • Internal

satisfaction of Oracle local business, other local supporting

LOBs, GBUs and

Global Legal

  • Provide

monthly reports to manager

  • Personal


  • Training

provided to business, local supporting teams and Oracle business partners

  • Measured

by Corporate performance standards

2. Responsibilities

2.1. Management Functions

  • Responsible for legal support to Oracle

business LOBs and local supporting teams

  • Independent handling of major tasks including drafting,

review, negotiation of commercial contracts ranging from sales and distribution

contracts of software license, hardware and cloud services to consulting and

training service contracts

  • Assist in monitoring and implementing legal

policies and business practices

  • Assist in advising Business Assessment & Audit on ethics &

compliance related work including compliance investigations and providing

advice on all aspects of local law compliance under guidance of Oracle Legal

& Compliance

  • Maintain working relations across LOBs, R&D

centers, and liaise with Global Legal colleagues on global projects

  • Compliance training to internal employees and external business partners

2.2. Legal Functions

  • Draft, vet and negotiate various commercial and technology agreements

  • Advise Business on structure of contractual relationships,

including appropriate documents to use

  • Respond to ad hoc legal related queries,

providing appropriate solutions

  • Work closely with other legal counsel throughout

Oracle locally as well as internationally

  • Identify, analyze and

evaluate risks and work with internal stakeholders including Tax and Revenue

Recognition Teams

  • Advise on compliance with Oracle business

practices, policies, procedures and law

  • Assist in the management of disputes and litigation

  • Participate in Oracle Legal JAPAC initiatives as


  • Provide input into new policies and practices

3. Required Skills

  • Fluency in Mandarin and English

  • High level legal drafting skills (in Mandarin and


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Negotiation skills

  • Presentation skills

  • Solution oriented, creative thinking and problem


  • Commercial outlook

  • Ability and experience of advising on compliance matters

  • Ability to perform under pressure

  • Ability to adopt to constantly changing


  • Develop understanding of Oracle’s products and services

  • Develop understanding of Oracle’s business requirements

and policies

4. Minimum job requirements

  • PRC bar qualification.

  • Law degree and professional qualification of 7-8years’

relevant post admission experience.

  • Experience of commercial legal advice

and negotiations related to technology contracting including software, hardware and cloud product

and service distribution agreements.

  • Experience of litigation/arbitration handling.

  • Experience of advising and

negotiating cloud computing contracts is highly preferred.

AdditionalInformation for IRC (i-Recruitment):


Responsible for all legal services associated with Oracle

local business LOBs, including participation

on important project negotiation, implementation of Oracle legal policies and business


internal training, deal advice and participation in transactions for contract

drafting and closure. The role reports to Chief Legal

Counsel of PRC, and the responsibilities include strategic deal negotiations

and legal support in other legal areas.


  • Support

the day to day

operations of Oracle China.

  • Participate

in non-standard contract negotiations

to support local

business LOBs and internal supporting teams.

  • Assist on other legal advice to Legal and Compliance as assigned and

supervised by Oracle Legal & Compliance Management.


  • Be

familiar with general

commercial and corporate laws of PRC.

  • Be able to attend to details, work independently and team up well with


  • Be able to work under the pressure and exercise sound judgment to legal,

compliance and business issues.

  • Be able to play a role of trusted advisor, adapt to change and collaborate

with internal partners and clients to work out solutions to problems.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Provide legal support across all lines of business enabling profitable growth while mitigating legal risks and assure adherence to governance policies, ethics, and country specific laws and regulations

Responsible for providing legal advice to the organization. Close liaison to business in providing a variety of corporate and commercial legal services. May perform litigation on Oracle's behalf or coordinates litigation and other legal, administrative or investigative actions handled by outside counsel. May draft, review, and negotiate major and/or non-standard technology contracts with public and private sector customers, including licensing agreements, professional services agreements, and cloud services agreements. May advise on legal issues involving government and regulatory compliance. Responds to ad hoc queries to include identification, analysis, and evaluation of risks in order to provide appropriate legal solutions. Works closely with other lawyers throughout Oracle and coordinates legal matters handled by outside lawyers. Demonstrates deep general commercial or functional knowledge across a sub discipline within the individual's specialty area(s), (e.g., general corporate law, antitrust/competition law, securities compliance and regulatory, employment law, immigration law, cloud transactions, data privacy, risk management asset-backed financing, contract management, intellectual property, trade secrets, advertising law, registration and other resolutions specific to the computer and technology industry)

Job duties are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. May have project lead role. 5 years related experience. Bachelors degree in computer science, computer engineering, or similar background is a plus for roles within certain sub disciplines. Completed law degree and member of bar association in relevant jurisdictions. Excellent legal skills and business judgment in areas of responsibility. Proficient writing skills.

Job: Legal

Location: CN-CN,China-Beijing

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle