eLawyer Recruitment
Our client is a business and technology consulting group headquarters in Malaysia with regional offices in UK, US and Singapore. They are looking for 4-6 PQE lawyers with experience in corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)/IPO to be part of their team.
Legal Counsel
In House
Corporate / M&A / Commercial
Full Time/Permanent
Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
4 - 6 Year(s)
Professional Qualification
- Draft, review, revise and negotiate simple and complex contracts, including but not limited to those related to existing and new corporate or commercial projects, products and services of the group's business.

- Monitor and provide counsel on the group's policies and operating procedures and ensure its compliance with the prevailing applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, and authorities' rulings.

- To anticipate, manage and/or render sound and practical solutions to legal risks/issues that may arise connected with or resulting from the group's business strategy and operations.

- Oversee the proper and accurate maintenance of registers and records of legal documents to ensure confidentiality, safe custody, and easy retrieval of the group's documents.

- Ensure proper and timely preparation/delivery/filing of statutory forms, documents, resolutions and/or announcements with the relevant regulatory authorities.

- Planning/implementing procedural and administrative systems to ensure effective and efficient administration of the department.

- Manage assigned legal workstream and project matters to completion.
- LL.B. with a strict four (4) years and above experience in general corporate work (i.e. mergers and acquisitions, corporate & commercial transactions) gained at a reputable firm or in-house, and admitted to Malaysian Bar as Advocate & Solicitor.

- Strong team working skills, adept in relationship management, great interpersonal and communication (both written and spoken) skills, demonstrates positive attitude and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues.

- Conversant in commercial advisory and compliance matters - critical thinking, analytical, reasoning, negotiation, legal research skills to find practical or innovative solutions, and partnering with other working members on driving the implementation of desired actions.

- Capable to work with ambiguity, manage conflicts and sudden changes, and able to reduce messages to material issues without over-simplifying or having material omission.

- Passion for excellence, thrives in fast paced environments with ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines, and able to cope with change of direction and priorities on short notice.

- Objective and structured thinker, with good judgement and quick learning capacity with impeccable attention to detail.

- Organizational skills, a strong ability to work independently and be a self-starter with a sense of ownership.

- Excellent drafting, vetting and negotiation skills, impeccable attention to detail.

- Mandarin fluency will be an advantage.

This position is only open to Malaysian citizens.

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