Legal Counsel (8 to 10 PQE) - Leading Info-Communications Company

Posted 18 September 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

Our Client:

A leading Info-Communications company dedicated to transforming the way people connect, communicate, and experience the digital world. Our client’s commitment to innovation and excellence has positioned them at the forefront of the industry, making them the preferred choice for customers.

Position Overview:

The team is seeking an experienced Legal Counsel to join their dynamic legal team based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing legal support in a wide range of commercial and corporate transactions, as well as contributing to corporate governance and regulatory compliance matters. They are looking for a highly skilled legal professional with 8 to 10 years of post-qualification experience in a common law jurisdiction.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a diverse range of commercial and corporate agreements, including but not limited to contracts, licensing agreements, and partnerships.
  • Provide legal guidance and support in corporate governance, ensuring adherence to relevant regulations and best practices.
  • Stay updated on changes in laws and regulations impacting the info-communications industry in Malaysia.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure legal and business objectives are aligned.
  • Conduct legal research, analyse complex issues, and provide strategic advice to the business.
  • Manage legal risk assessments and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Handle dispute resolution and litigation matters as necessary.

  • A qualified lawyer called to the Bar in a common law jurisdiction with 8 to 10 years of post-qualification experience.
  • Proven experience in drafting, negotiating, and reviewing a wide array of commercial and corporate transactions.
  • Strong knowledge of corporate governance principles and regulatory compliance.
  • Prior experience in the media and info-communications industry is highly regarded.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Adaptable and capable of working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Highly ethical and committed to upholding the highest legal standards.