Head of Legal

    Malaysia Permanent

Added 22/12/2021

  • Strong financial brand with a global presence
  • Attractive Salary and Benefits

About Our Client

Our client is a global financial company headquartered in Japan. They have been provide payment and loan services for consumer purchases in Malaysia for the past 25 years. They have a strong brand presence promising a growing business with a steady revenue. Currently, they are on the lookout for an experienced Legal Counsel to act as the Head of Legal of their institution.

Job Description

  • Ensuring that all agreements are properly vetted and drafted so that the Company's interests are well protected and legally covered
  • Participating in negotiations and ensuring all the Company's proposed products, business activities, trade and operations are in compliance with the rules, regulations and laws in force
  • Empanelling, liaising and monitoring with external lawyers to ensure that the services rendered to them are up to the Company's standard
  • Guiding, coaching and mentoring the staff within the Legal Department and ensuring positive personal and professional development
  • Providing quality services to various internal departments within the Company
  • Acting as Chief Compliance Officer where you will be responsible for designing, implementing and monitoring the company key process to ensure that the company complies with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Representing key stakeholders to deal with BNM and other regulatory bodies
  • Creating and coordinating proper reporting channels for compliance issues and overseeing risk related programs

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's in Law (LL.B) (Hons)
  • At least 5-10 years of experience in the Legal Department of a Bank or Financial Institution
  • Understanding of Islamic Financing schemes would be an added advantage
  • Sound legal knowledge of Malaysian law
  • Competency in legal advisory

What's on Offer

  • Strong financial brand with a global presence
  • Attractive Salary and Benefits
  • Dynamic and fast-paced organisation
Contact
Eunice Tang
Quote job ref
JN-122021-4560573
Phone number
+603 2302 4036

Job summary

Function
Legal
Specialisation
General Counsel - In-house
Industry
Financial Services
Location
Malaysia
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Eunice Tang
Consultant contact
+603 2302 4036
Job Reference
JN-122021-4560573