eLawyer Recruitment
www.elawyer.com.my
Our client is a world-renowned fintech company.

They are looking to hire legal counsels who will work with global business teams based at overseas.

This role is on 2 years contract and is renewable subject to mutual agreement. This contract will be between you and eLawyer's sister's company (TTR).
Legal Counsel (Global role, Fintech, Mandarin skill)
In House
Telecommunications / Technology
Part Time/Temporary/Contract
Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
1 - 4 Year(s)
Professional Qualification
08/04/2024
POSITION SUMMARY

You will be responsible for supporting the legal team in relation to digital technology, software deployment, blockchain and other cutting-edge technologies, including product development, operations, and overseas commercialization.

The ideal candidate for this position should be detail-oriented, organized, and have excellent communication skills. The candidate should be able to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, and have a strong work ethic.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

- Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts related to SaaS services and on-prem deployment. This may include SaaS services agreement, reseller agreement, referral agreement, procurement agreement and other legal contracts.
- Assisting with contract management, including organizing and maintaining contract files, tracking contract deadlines, and ensuring compliance with contract terms.
- Collaborating with internal stakeholders, including business development, R&D, operations and finance teams, to ensure that contracts align with company objectives, business needs and policies.
- Conducting legal research and providing legal and regulatory advice on various matters in relation to product development and customer/partner cooperation in relevant jurisdictions.
- Keeping abreast of changes in laws and regulations related to digital technology services and contracts, and providing updates to the legal team and internal stakeholders.
- Supporting know-how initiatives including creation of standard form documents for improving efficiency, adding to regulatory knowhow database etc.
- Bachelor's degree in Law, Juris Doctor or equivalent.
- Qualified to practice law in a common law jurisdiction, minimum 3 years of PQE.
- Strong understanding of contract law and related legal principles. Relevant experience in software and technology industry would be preferred.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to draft and negotiate contracts in Chinese (mandarin) and English for both internal and external communications, document review, research and drafting.
- Attention to detail and ability to review and analyze contracts for legal and business implications.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
- Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and other relevant software.



This position is only open to Malaysian citizens.

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