Head of Legal (Foreign Bank)

Job Title: Head of Legal (Foreign Bank)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malaysia
Reference: ML/HOLFORB/600
Contact Name: May Lim
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 04, 2018 18:21

Job Description

  • This is a rare opportunity for a Head of Legal role for a foreign bank based in Malaysia
  • You will have close working proximity with management and across the business within the bank
  • A management role to lead and to establish a coherent work environment in the team

This is one of the largest foreign bank within the region, looking for a credible Head of Legal to be a part of the team.

Key Responsibilities

As a Head of Legal, you will be responsible for providing legal advice and managing a team in supporting the bank’s business in Malaysia.

  • Maintaining legal framework and minimizing legal risk for the bank
  • Develop and maintain strong stakeholder relationships both within the Bank and the Group
  • Be involved in relevant senior management committees

Key Requirements

  • Must be a qualified lawyer in Malaysia or any commonwealth jurisdiction
  • At least 12 years PQE with prior legal practice and/or in-house experience pertaining to matters involving the banking or financial services industry sector in Malaysia
  • Must have strong experience in leading a team and exceptional ability to manage diverse stakeholders

EA Licence No.: 15S7496

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