Head of Legal (Malaysia)

Kuala Lumpur Permanent

Added 05/12/2020

  • Head of Legal position
  • International Financial Institution

About Our Client

Our client is looking for Head of Legal with experiences in the Asia Pacific market jurisdiction in the Investment industry.

Job Description

  • Draft, review, comment and negotiate various types of documents
  • Provide timely legal advice to management on the expanding businesses, including operations, and investment activities
  • Advise on a range of investment products
  • Liaise with external counsel, regulatory and statutory bodies
  • Monitor and research legal and regulatory developments relevant to the growing business in relevant jurisdictions (e.g. UK, HK, SG and Australia) and report internally on implications for the business
  • Review new product proposals and assist in the new product documentation and registration process Manage ad hoc legal matters as required for the business Assist with regulatory filings, regulatory inquiries, drafting compliance policies and guidelines as the business expands, reviewing marketing documents etc.

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified lawyer with at least 2-3 years post qualification experience in the asset management/fund practice
  • Excellent ability to communicate with senior stakeholders
  • Flexibility to cover both legal and regulatory/compliance aspects of an expanding business
  • Independent and business oriented to facilitate business growth

What's on Offer

  • Cross border International business transactions
  • Fast growing and expanding business
  • Rewarding and future progression opportunity
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