Senior Associate (Beijing) Jobs

WZR Beijing Ltd., Beijing, China

About Company:

The law firm WZR is represented globally with offices in 11 locations. WZR’s headquarter is located in Hamburg, Germany. WZR focusses on companies from the mid-sized sector. We follow a pragmatic, personalized and client focused approach that includes a legal, tax and business perspective. WZR has been awarded the JUVE Award 2015 in Germany for the category “Law Firm of the Year for the mid-sized sector (SME’s)”. In 2016, WZR received the AI Award as the “Most Innovative Law Firm”. WZR Beijing bundles many years of experience in the advisory of well-known international operating companies. We advise on foreign direct investment in China as well as on Chinese investment abroad. We are a dynamic, creative and business-orientated international team. We cooperate closely to offer first class service to our clients.

About this job:

Your responsibilities:

  • You provide comprehensive advice on legal aspects of foreign companies in doing business in China (focus on FDI, M&A, IPR, Cybersecurity, labor and contract law).
  • You manage your key accounts independently (focus on clients in the automotive and machinery industry).
  • You design and draft complex contracts (e.g. JV contracts and license contracts).
  • You conduct Due Diligences and legal analyses.
  • You negotiate contracts (including definition of negotiation strategy).
  • You develop existing and new legal products with the team.
  • You travel in China and to Europe frequently.
  • You hold presentations and speeches.


We offer:

  • Opportunity and support to develop your profile as a lawyer in an international environment.
  • Attractive salary package with opportunity to participate in turnover/profit.
  • Exciting projects with renowned clients.
  • Regular training and coaching opportunities.
  • Warm, happy and positive working environment in the heart of Beijing CBD.
  • Master degree in law studies
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience, including working experience in an international environment
  • Chinese native speaker
  • Business fluent in English or German
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong conceptual and creative skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and ambition
  • Strong MS Office skills
How to apply:

Please send applications in English or German to: The application should indicate the expected salary and the possible date of entry.

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