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Jobs in Malaysia   »   Jobs in Kuala Lumpur KUL   »   Information Technology jobs   »   Head of Legal

Head of Legal

Kuala Lumpur KUL
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An exciting Head of Legal role has just become available in an exciting start-up within the media and broadcasting industry with strong backing from a joint-venture partnership between the nation's premier investments holdings company and media industry leader. Reporting directly to the CEO and the Board, this is a role for an independent and progressive leader from the legal industry.

About the Head of Legal Role:


In this business critical role, you will be responsible for ensuring the business strategy aligns with the necessary legal requirements. You will be working closely with the CEO and the Board and due to excellent results and future expansion plans, the Head of Legal will play a key role in taking the business forward and ensuring that a balance is struck from both the legal and commercial perspective without compromising the ideals, goals and integrity of the business.


Key Responsibilities:



  • Attending to the contractual needs of the organisation by drafting licensing agreements, agreement with vendors, production contracts and other media related contracts

  • Leading and handling the contractual/commercial negotiations on behalf of the organisation

  • Engaging with stakeholders to ensure clarity and openness within the organisation

  • Participating in the development of the business strategy and commercial operations of the organisation


To succeed in the Head of Legal role, you will need to have the ability to work effectively and cooperatively with senior management, across borders (with the satellite office in Los Angeles) and internal matrix.


Key Requirements:



  • A minimum requirement of 8-10 years in PQE

  • A mix of legal experience in both private practice and in-house

  • Background in IT, IP, telecommunications and/or media law would be an added advantage

  • Ability to be independent and multi-task

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Accountable and able to manage the task with minimal support from third parties


This vibrant and creative media & broadcasting start-up is anything but traditional and with strong backing from established players in the industry, you will be part of an exciting of journey filled with growth and interesting challenges. The organisation has the people and ethos to act with speed, innovation, enterprise and creativity. The scope of the offer, the size of the business, the freedom and autonomy to drive your career forward adds up to a great place to work.


If you are progressive, driven and possess the determination to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. You will be part of a forward-thinking company that values innovation and a modern mindset.


Apply today or call me to discuss this new opportunity.

Business Registration Number: 729828-T Licence Number: JTK2125


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