eLawyer Recruitment
Our client is a world-renowned fintech company.

They are looking to hire legal counsels who will work with global business teams based overseas.
Legal Counsel (Global Company / Merchant Services)
In House
Telecommunications / Technology
Part Time/Temporary/Contract
Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
4 - 8 Year(s)
Professional Qualification
- Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts related to merchant acquisition and related merchant services. This may include merchant payment services agreement, payment channel agreement, Saas services agreement, marketing 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, marketing, operations, risk, funds management and finance teams, to ensure that contracts align with company objectives and policies.
- Conducting legal research and providing legal and regulatory advice on various acquiring and merchant services and contract-related matters.
- Keeping abreast of changes in laws and regulations related to payment services, financial services and contracts, and providing updates to the legal team and internal stakeholders.
- Support legaltech initiatives including creation of standard form documents for automation, adding to regulatory knowhow database etc.
- Bachelor's degree (or Juris Doctor) in Law.
- Qualified to practice law in a common law jurisdiction, minimum 4 years of PQE.
- Strong understanding of contract law, payments regulations, and related legal principles. Relevant experience in e-commerce, payments, finance or technology industry would be viewed favourably.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to draft and negotiate contracts in Chinese (mandarin) and English for internal 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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