Senior Legal Counsel (Relocation)

Pahang Permanent MYR15,000 - MYR20,000 per month (MYR180,000 - MYR240,000 per year)
  • Market Leader
  • Career Progression

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 organization.

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:

  • To advise all user departments within the Group from legal perspective on issues relating to the Group's operations and projects to ensure that the Group is in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations to minimize the Group's exposure for any liabilities; the Group's legal interests and rights are protected; and the user department is in compliance with the relevant internal procedures and policies of the Group.
  • To draft, review, prepare, advise and comment on all contracts and other legally binding documents to be entered into or entered into by the user departments.
  • To source appropriate external lawyer, engage external lawyer and liaise and work with external lawyer on matters which require external assistance.
  • To provide legal advice and opinion on issues raised by user departments from time to time.
  • To promote legal awareness and to conduct briefings on legal awareness, as needed.
  • To conduct legal research and to keep abreast with developments or updates in the relevant laws and regulations applicable to the Group.
  • To manage and advise on operations trademarks and other operations IP rights of the Group.
  • To assist in managing litigation and consumer tribunal cases and liaising and working with external lawyer on the same.
  • To assist in drafting of policies and procedures to ensure legal and regulatory compliance by the relevant user departments.
  • To supervise subordinates within the Legal Department.
  • To assist in and/or to attend to assignments or matters as instructed by the Head of Legal, from time to time.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal Senior Legal Counsel 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.
  • Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation.
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies.
  • Sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information.

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-082023-6158601
Phone number
6012 373 2405

Job summary

Function
Legal
Specialisation
Corporate
What is your area of specialisation?
Leisure, Travel & Tourism
Location
Pahang
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Benjamin Chong
Consultant contact
6012 373 2405
Job Reference
JN-082023-6158601

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.