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Legal Counsel

Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, MY

Responsibilities:

  • Provide accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labour law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance etc.).
  • Work with management to devise efficient defense strategies.
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance.
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations.
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advise on possible legal issues.
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust.
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company's full legal rights.
  • Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces.
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization.
  • Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility.
  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation.

 

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a legal counsel in business environment.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures.
  • Full understanding of the influences of the external environment of a corporation.
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies.
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity.
  • Good judgement and ability to analyse situations and information.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Possess at least a Bachelor's Degree in Law or J.D. degree.
  • Masters in Business Administration will be considered an advantage.

Interested candidate may email your latest resume to yvonne@recruit-legal.com

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for a private and confidential discussion.

Perks & Benefits

  • Employee equity
  • Personal leave
  • Open culture

Job Location
Unit 28-06, Level 28, Q Sentral, 2A Jalan Stesen Sentral 2,
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Company Overview

Asia’s Specialist in Legal and Compliance Recruitment

Established in 2004 as part of the Recruit Express Group, Recruit Legal is today undoubtedly one of Asia’s leading consultancy firms in Legal, Compliance, and Company Secretarial recruitment.

We have the region’s largest team of specialist consultants, with considerable depth and track records in placing candidates at leading international banks, financial institutions, Fortune-500 multinational companies, and global law firms supported by our offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, and Taiwan.  Recruit Legal has a recruiting portfolio of over 100 active positions for our clients at any one time, and successfully make dozens of placements every month.

Our focus is to facilitate the success of our business clients, whilst enhancing the career opportunities of our candidates.  We are committed to ensuring the “Right Fit”.  This approach has enabled us to achieve a 93% placement-success record*, which puts us at the forefront of the legal recruitment industry in the region.

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Recruit Legal
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