Legal Counsel

We’re Hiring!

We are looking for a rock-star lawyer to join our team based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Position is only open to Malaysians.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing variety of contracts including but not limited to Asset Sale and Purchase Agreements, Share Sale Agreements, Shareholders Agreements, Subscription Agreements, Service Agreements and Facility Agreements.
  • Assist with due diligence exercises in support of M&A activities occurring in APAC.
  • Providing legal support and advice on various issues in company’s daily business and operations.
  • Undertake new market entry projects which requires understanding of other local laws.
  • Monitoring changes and developments in the legal and regulatory environment in APAC markets, and providing appropriate counsel and advice to management.
  • Instruct and manage external counsel.
  • Co-ordinate all Intellectual Property (IP) related tasks and registrations.
  • Any other ad hoc duties and assignments as may be assigned by the superior/company from time to time.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong background in contract law, legal drafting, and negotiation.
  • Experience in M&A and privacy law is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Strong commercial sense and ability to make practical evaluations of risks.
  • Must be fluent in English (written and spoken). Additional APAC languages is advantageous.
  • High degree of stakeholder orientation and appropriate prioritization.
  • Ability to work independently and manage and prioritize substantial and diverse workload in challenging legal environment.
  • Experience in Lending, Finance, FinTech is advantageous.
  • Experience in APAC jurisdictions is preferred.

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in law with at least 3-5 years post-qualified experience either in a law firm or in a legal department of a company.
  • Admission to any bar (commonwealth) is preferred.
  • Solid experience in general legal corporate work and advisory.

If you are an Eager, Playful and Compassionate… Don’t miss this journey!

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Location
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Role
Legal Associate
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