Senior Legal Counsel - Tech Startup

    Malaysia Permanent

Added 06/01/2022

  • Excellent opportunity to join a fast-growing tech startup
  • Business partnering focused

About Our Client

Our client is a digital and technology group which owns an e-commerce platform for lifestyle, travel and daily essentials. They are a data-driven company, and use state-of-the-art data analytics to power the platform. As part of their business expansion strategy, they are currently hiring for a Senior Legal Counsel to represent the group's interests and deal with their subsidiaries.

Job Description

  • Identifying legal risks and alternative strategies in a defined area
  • Ensuring documents accurately reflect business and commercial concerns and are consistent with legal obligations
  • Proactively monitoring for changes in relevant laws and regulations and caters for those changes accordingly
  • Evaluating exposure of business to legal risks and acts to mitigate exposure
  • Resolving common legacy and liability issues that may have a legal impact
  • Collaborating as part of a team and with both internal and external stakeholders from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Contributing to the team and future legal initiatives with focus on operational excellence,continuous improvement and driving sustainable culture of change
  • Working largely independently but collaboratively within a virtual team to provide cross-support and guidance and needed
  • Supporting the day to day challenges across the value chain and all classes of business including its local and foreign subsidiaries.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • At least 8 - 12 years of PQE experience
  • In-depth knowledge and familiarity with the Personal Data Protection Act
  • Candidates coming from a digital / technology / TMT background would be desired

What's on Offer

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-growing tech startup with a fun and vibrant culture. You will have the opportunity to assist with compliance and advise the business from a legal perspective.

Contact
Eunice Tang
Quote job ref
JN-012022-4566646
Phone number
+603 2302 4036

Job summary

Function
Legal
Specialisation
Commercial
Industry
Technology & Telecoms
Location
Malaysia
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Eunice Tang
Consultant contact
+603 2302 4036
Job Reference
JN-012022-4566646