Legal Director

Kuala Lumpur Permanent MYR20,000 - MYR30,000 per month (MYR240,000 - MYR360,000 per year)
  • Market Leader
  • Pioneering Position

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:

  • Oversee the operation of the legal department.
  • Provide legal guidance on a wide range of legal matters such as contracts, regulatory compliance, litigation, intellectual property, corporate governance, etc.
  • Identify and mitigate legal risks.
  • Develop and implement legal procedures and policies to ensure the company's compliance with applicable laws.
  • Draft, negotiate and vet contracts, legal documents and agreements.
  • Conduct legal research to ensure the company is up-to-date with the latest legal changes.
  • Represent the company in legal proceedings, working with outside counsel when required.
  • Work with regional legal representatives.

The Successful Applicant

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

  • Bachelor's degree in law or a related field acquired from an accredited institution.
  • More than 15 years of progressive legal experience, including significant experience in leadership or managerial roles.
  • In-depth legal expertise, legal principles and practices and knowledgeable in the realm of contract law, intellectual property and litigation.
  • Excellent leadership and management skills, with an ability to communicate in an assertive and clear manner.
  • Possesses analytical and problem-solving skills, have the ability to assess and understand complex legal issues, and provide strategic advice.
  • A leader in ethics, integrity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Excellent business acumen in regard to understanding business operation and able to provide legal advice aligned with business strategy.

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-092023-6189467
Phone number
6012 373 2405

Job summary

Function
Legal
Specialisation
General Counsel
What is your area of specialisation?
Retail
Location
Kuala Lumpur
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Benjamin Chong
Consultant contact
6012 373 2405
Job Reference
JN-092023-6189467

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.