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Legal Counsel

Job title: Legal Counsel
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Malaysia
Industry: Legal & Corporate Governance
Start Date: 05/03/2020
Salary: 0.00
Reference: 30462
Contact name: Nick Ryland
Contact email: nick@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Responsibilities

  • Provide legal assistance on all legal aspects regarding new investments (development of greenfields and brownfields, due diligence), partnerships and commercial contracts in Malaysia

  • Provide legal support for internal approval process of projects (i.e. drafting legal memo, participating to project review meetings) and ensuring compliance of the projects with the relevant policies

  • Corporate housekeeping

  • Drafting and implementing policies

  • Handle ethics and compliance matters

  • Ensure adequate legal reporting and sharing of knowledge in corporation within the legal line

  • Manage the external lawyers appointed for projects

  • Answerable to Head of Legal

  • Legal research

  • Any other ad-hoc duties as and when assigned

Requirements

  • 5 – 8 years PQE.

  • Corporate experience from a top tier law firm. In house experience is a strong plus

  • Proficient in spoken and written English

  • Extraordinary attention to details and diligent. Ability to challenge status quo and think outside of the box.

  • Qualified and called to the Malaysian bar

  • Experience in cross border works is a plus

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