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Our client is a global MNC company with more than 10,000 associates in 80 locations worldwide. They are in life sciences businesses and now looking for a APAC Legal Counsel to join their legal team in PJ.
APAC Legal Counsel (MNC based in PJ)
In House
Corporate / M&A / Commercial
Full Time/Permanent
Selangor, MALAYSIA
5 - 10 Year(s)
Bachelor Degree
- Day to day overseeing and managing the legal and compliance function across the company's business operations in APAC - Australia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam, including reviewing - Sales Agreement, Purchase Agreement (Procurement Contracts), Service Agreements, Lease Agreement, Quality Agreement, Channel Partner Agreement, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Consignment Agreement, Code of Conducts.

- Ensuring senior management and business units are provided clear, practical and strategic advice on all contract reviews.

- Advise on legal issues, risks and company policies to all commercial groups

- Review complex non-standard NDA

- Work closely with the finance team for the respective business when reviewing contracts to ensure compliance with the finance requirement especially where there is an impact on revenue, credit and payment.

- Provide and communicate relevant legal updates to commercial teams when required across the region.

- Maintain and update contract tracker on sharepoint.

- Ensure awareness of the Global Contract Review Procedure in APAC throughout the business and the strategic sourcing teams.

- Support the review and update of the Contract Review Procedure, training material for contract review, update contract processes/work flow and forms.

- Work with global team to create contract review training powerpoint for business globally.

- Support and collaborate with the extended team on various global projects

- 5 to 10 years of legal experience.
- Candidate with regional role experience is preferred.
- Some traveling required
_ Candidate must be able to work accordingly to different time zone (e.g. working with counter-part from US or UK)
- Candidate must be highly interested in knowing and learning about the business.
- Good communication skills and articulate.
- Proactive, eager to learn, self driven and able to interact with different level of people and people from various industries.
- Able to work independently.
- Able to interact with people from different level and different culture.

This position is only open to Malaysian citizens.

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