Legal Counsel (Regional)

Petaling Jaya Permanent MYR12,000 - MYR17,000 per month (MYR144,000 - MYR204,000 per year) Work from Home or Hybrid
  • Market Leader
  • Key Decision Role

About Our Client

Our client is a leading pharmaceutical multinational company. With the growth and direction of the business, they are currently actively hiring. The company is currently hiring a legal expert to help in providing legal advice to the business and stakeholders.

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:

  • Providing legal advisory to key stakeholders from the commercial team and support on compliance matters.
  • Responsible for global strategic and simplification projects including development of best practices and the development and implementation of a revised Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and Policy.
  • Accountable for global intelligence gathering, case linking and intelligence support for enforcement actions.
  • Provide authentication expertise and handle all fast-track authentication requests.
  • Responsible for communications including the preparation of regular dashboard reports and other communications to senior stakeholders on the Anti-Counterfeiting (AC) program and its implementation.
  • Provide support for Customs training and recordals.
  • Provide support for AC team and appropriate initiatives.
  • Responsible for education and training including the preparation of presentations on AC issues.
  • Act as the AC point of contact and expert on the central database, developing a "best practices" guide to ensure consistency of use.
  • Act as the AC point of contact on all AC E-commerce issues.
  • Responsible for development and implementation of a strategy for tackling counterfeit products offered for sale online.
  • Work with digital teams to establish ways of working.

The Successful Applicant

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

  • Law degree.
  • Trade mark prosecution experience.
  • Experience in handling anti-counterfeiting cases, including authentication processes.
  • Experience working with customs and other government agencies.
  • Experience with development of Customs training.
  • Scientific background to assist in understanding legal enforcement and authentication.
  • Ability to influence internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and persuasively under pressure.

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.
Benjamin Chong
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Phone number
6012 373 2405

Job summary

Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Petaling Jaya
Contract Type
Consultant name
Benjamin Chong
Consultant contact
6012 373 2405
Job Reference
Work from Home
Work from Home or Hybrid

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