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A MNC (with its HQ in US), in biotechnology and healthcare industries with global presence is recruiting for Legal Counsel - APAC with min 5 years of legal experience to join their Legal & Compliance team.

Why you should apply

1. This is a role with regional exposure. You will be working with business stakeholders and senior lawyers from different countries.
2. There is a structured and conducive environment for your career progression and personal development.
3. The hiring manager is a caring and supportive senior lawyer who values open communication and teamwork.
Legal Counsel - APAC [ MNC / Fortune 500 ]
In House
Compliance/Regulatory,Corporate / M&A / Commercial
Full Time/Permanent
Selangor, MALAYSIA
5 - 10 Year(s)
Bachelor Degree
APAC - Commercial Contract Review (70%)

- Day to day legal contract review work for all business units in ANZ, SEA (Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam), India and Korea - Sales Agreement, Purchase Agreement (Procurement Contracts), Service Agreements, Lease Agreement, Quality Agreement, Channel Partner Agreement, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Consignment Agreements.
- Advise on legal issues, risks, and company policies to all commercial and functional groups.
- Review complex non-standard confidentiality agreements.
- Liaise with Finance team to ensure negotiated contract terms are compliant with revenue, credit, and payment guidelines.
- Communicate legal updates to commercial and functional teams when required across the region.
- Train commercial & functional groups in APAC for compliance with the Global Contract Review Procedure
- Implement updates to the contract processes/workflow and forms.
- Direct all contract review work is undertaken through the Contracts Connect portal and all executed agreements end up in the Repository.

Compliance (15%)

- Implement global compliance activities/projects across the APAC region.
- Manage compliance investigations in APAC and coordinate with the Senior Compliance Officer
- Channel Partner Activities - including review complex Red Flag Review Forms for sign off by the Senior Compliance Manager.

Real Estate & CommOps support (5%)

- Office leases, renewals and terminations
- Review of warehouse leases
- Negotiation of contracts with Logistics providers

Global Projects (5%)

- Support and collaborate with the global legal & compliance team on various global projects.
- Bachelor of Laws Degree from a recognized tertiary institution.
- Minimum 5 years of experience with a major law firm or in a corporate in-house position for a public global/MNC company.
- Experience leading a small team.
- Have experience working with business stakeholders from different countries.
- Good command of English spoken and written.
- Technology savvy with good interpersonal and communication skills.

This position is only open to Malaysian citizens.

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