Head of Legal (Insurance)

Kuala Lumpur Permanent MYR15,000 - MYR20,000 per month (MYR180,000 - MYR240,000 per year)
  • Career Growth
  • Key Decision Role

About Our Client

Our client is a market leader in the industry. With the rapid growth of the business, they are expanding their operations and looking to hire more talents. The company is currently hiring a legal expert to be a business partner to the commercial team.

Job Description

As this role is essential to the organization, it is vital candidate comes with a track record of delivery and proven experience. Among the many responsibilities are listed below:

  • Support the Management and staff on all undertakings with potential legal impact, including but not limited to terms of contract, major claims, litigation, disputes, corporate exercises and transactions.
  • Provide management advisory relating to legal issues / matters.
  • Advise on documentation pertaining to life insurance policies, to render legal advice in relation to new products, forms, guidelines and procedures.
  • Monitor litigation against the Company and manage & instruct the local accordingly.
  • Contribute towards risk management from all aspects and minimize potential risks that the Company may be exposed to.
  • Manage and maintain the panel of lawyers of the Company and ensure that they are cost effective and provide value added services.
  • Update and keep abreast with the development in law and regulation; and keep the Management advised on the changes / development and to provide relevant trainings on legal issue to the staff.
  • Provide support to business units in closure of claims and legacy policy issues.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal Head of Legal will be confident in leading from the front and be responsible for the growth of the company while possessing the below requirements;

  • Bachelor's of Laws (LL.B) or higher qualifications.
  • At least 10+ years of experience as a legal practitioner in a law firm or in-house counsel.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures.
  • Exposure in dealing with litigation cases.
  • Familiar with Financial Services regulations.
  • Ability to manage team and stakeholders.

What's on Offer

Being part of a market leader in the industry, you will be entitled to:

  • Joining a fast growing company.
  • Be part of a key position.
Contact
Benjamin Chong
Quote job ref
JN-092023-6172313
Phone number
6012 373 2405

Job summary

Function
Legal
Specialisation
General Counsel - In-house
What is your area of specialisation?
Insurance
Location
Kuala Lumpur
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Benjamin Chong
Consultant contact
6012 373 2405
Job Reference
JN-092023-6172313

Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this role and are committed to building inclusive, diverse workplaces where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.