eLawyer Recruitment
Our client is a foreign company in the life sciences and biotech business. Their Malaysian office is looking for a lawyer to assist the Head of Legal in providing legal support to their global operations.
Legal Counsel (Global Role - Hybrid Work Arrangement)
In House
Corporate / M&A / Commercial
Full Time/Permanent
Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
5 - 8 Year(s)
Professional Qualification
- Prepares, drafts, vets, executes and reviews cross-jurisdiction agreements.

- Conducts research on the laws of multiple countries and apply the laws in the drafting of agreements.

- Negotiates terms of the agreements with contracting parties from multiple countries to conclude the agreements.

- Provides advices/solutions/alternatives to the management to enable better decision making to minimize potential disputes/breaches.

- Ensures the filing and safe-keeping of post-executed agreements.

- Manages the whole prosecution process comprising of conducting international trademark searches via the internet, filing international trademarks, drafts replies to office actions and third parties' objections, manage post-registration and renewals.

- Assists in general management of the company's Intellectual Property portfolio.

- Monitors and manage post-executed agreements ie. validity period and extension of the agreements prior to the expiry dates.
- Candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Law, LLB or its equivalent.

- Certificate in Legal Practice or its equivalent.

- Admitted to the Bar as an Advocate & Solicitor or its equivalent.

- 5 to 8 years of legal experience preferably with at least 4 years of practising in law firms.

- Experienced in drafting various types of agreements and managing the whole end-to-end process.

- Possesses prior experience in managing trademarks.

- Experience in drafting intellectual property related agreements, such as licensing agreements, is an added advantage.

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a high level of proficiency in verbal and written English.

- Computer literate with knowledge in MS Office applications.

- Good analytical skills, result oriented, organized, detailed and committed to deadlines.

- Innovative, resourceful and a team player with the ability to work independently in a dynamic & fast paced environment.

This position is only open to Malaysian citizens.

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