General Description

As a Legal Counsel at Tencent’s International Business Legal Center you will be a key member of a growing team of in-house attorneys advising Tencent’s international business, product, marketing, compliance, and operations teams. You will have a ground level opportunity to support one of the largest companies in Asia and the world, with a focus on cloud transactions and other areas of technology and compliance work.

Serve as commercial and product counsel for Tencent’s various international businesses, including gaming, cloud, media and entertainment, technology transactions, open source, social networks, and advertising. Emphasis on gaming matters.
Negotiate, draft, and review commercial and online agreements.
Counsel product teams through development to operation about various legal matters.
Monitor and ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations around the world.
Participate in and contribute to industry groups and policy setting bodies.
Cooperate with other attorneys around the world and manage outside counsel.


Education: Juris Doctor, LLM, or similar legal qualification.
3+ years PQE.
Commercial and/or IP licensing experience.
Product compliance or product counsel experience.
Admitted to relevant bar.
Working Language: English, Japanese
Helpful but not required: Technical background (Computer Science or EE), passion for and/or experience in gaming, cloud, technology, and/or media entertainment.

About Tencent

Tencent is focused on bringing high-quality and engaging internet services and entertainment to its users. Tencent is among the top ten publicly traded companies by market value. Tencent is the largest gaming company in the world, partnering with developers such as Riot Games, Epic Games, Supercell, and Activision. Tencent is currently the 8th most valuable company in BrandZ's Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2017 ranking, making it the only non-American brand in the top 10. Tencent’s diversified services include WeChat / QQ, Tencent Cloud, Tencent Games, and Tencent Pictures.


About Tencent Legal

Tencent’s in-house legal department is on the forefront of the intersection between law and technology and has helped shape internet law. Tencent Legal has been awarded the Most Innovative Asia-Pacific In-House Legal Team by the Financial Times and In-House Team of the Year by China Law & Practice. Many of its lawyers have worked and studied in the US and abroad.

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