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Shanghai, China

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Posting Date Apr 18, 2018
Job Number 18000G60
Job Category Legal
Location Shanghai Area Office, Shanghai, China VIEW ON MAP
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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The fundamental functions of this position are to provide paralegal support for legal work related to lodging operations and global asset management for the China Legal team. This position is based in Shanghai, and reports to the Vice President and Senior Counsel in the Shanghai Office.


Typical Responsibilities

  • Assist and provide direct support to attorneys and other members of the China legal team
  • Prepare draft agreements, correspondence and other documents for attorney review
  • Draft and maintain transaction checklists and key contact lists, prepare closing documents, prepare exhibits to documents
  • Translate legal and business documents between English and Chinese
  • Interpret at business meetings between English and Chinese
  • Prepare and circulate closing binders following closings
  • Prepare, circulate for approval, and finalize closing memos
  • Conduct follow-up regarding post-closing items, such as finalizing and obtaining copies of closing documents
  • Organize documents relating to the acquisition, financing, and operation of individual hotels and chains
  • Review executed agreements and enter relevant information in database; generate database reports as requested
  • Organize and conduct legal due diligence investigations and prepare due diligence reports
  • Coordinate the formation, registration, and utilization of corporate entities
  • Maintain paper and computer files of approved standard management and financing agreements
  • Coordinate and disseminate changes to standard forms
  • Maintain intranet website for Group, including posting and updating frequently used forms and related documents
  • Manage data input for territorial and similar databases; monitor territorial conflicts, conduct territorial searches, and generate reports
  • Assist attorneys in researching existing documents for sample language and alternative contractual provisions
  • Research topics relating to subject areas and countries as requested
  • Conduct research regarding selection of local counsel in local jurisdictions in China
  • Undertake other duties and special assignments, including research, review and analysis, as requested


    Typical Knowledge and Experience

    • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Superior attention to detail
    • Ability to successfully handle multiple tasks simultaneously within stated deadlines
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent command of English and Chinese languages, both oral and written
    • Ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization
    • Ability to present ideas and information in a concise, organized way
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint software applications
    • Familiarity with database functionality and operation

    Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.