Legal Manager (Technology Firm)
Corporate / M&A / Commercial
Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
8 - 10 Year(s)
Ability to negotiate, draft and review agreements, and any other documents which require legal input, independently with no or with minimal supervision.
Ensuring compliance by the Group with all applicable laws (including but not limited to the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (PDPA), Companies Act 2016, Communications and Multimedia Act 1998, SST act – once it comes into force).
Research, review and identify relevant legal issues (case law, legislation, regulations) applicable to the Group and provide training and updates from time to time to the Group on such matters.
Ability to identify legal risks involved in various business deals and advise management on the same.
Providing general commercial legal support to the Group which will include the following types of legal work:
(a) developing precedent agreements;
(b) attending contract negotiation meetings;
(c) helping to resolve legal disputes and advising on a range of legal issues for the Group’s business areas;
(d) supervising and training the assistant legal manager where required;
(e) assist in litigious matters and liaising with external solicitors;
(f) providing valuable support to the legal department on all legal related matters concerning the Group.
Candidate must possess at least a Degree in Law with a minimum of 8 years working experience (both in a legal firm and in-house legal function if possible).
Experience in drafting and reviewing commercial contracts is a must (experience in drafting and reviewing information technology (IT) related contracts would be an added advantage).
Able to work under pressure to meet deadlines and produce results in a timely manner.
Computer literate with strong interpersonal, organisational and time management skills.
Strong communication skills.
Excellent command of written and spoken English and Bahasa Malaysia.
Pleasant personality, hardworking, responsible, shows initiative and able to multi task.
This position is only open to Malaysian citizens.