Legal Counsel (Fashion Brand)

Job Title: Legal Counsel (Fashion Brand)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malaysia
Reference: ML/LCWFASHI/200
Contact Name: May Lim
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 18, 2018 22:53

Job Description

  • First legal hire to be based in Malaysia where you will be a business partner to senior members of the management based in Singapore and Malaysia for the growth of the business
  • This brand is a household name for fashion retail that is dominant in SEA region and globally
  • Opportunity to showcase leadership and sound legal knowledge

This is a world-wide fashion brand looking to hire their first legal counsel based in Malaysia.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing legal support in relation to commercial leases, contracting and terms & conditions, internal policy, customer disputes, data protection.
  • Legal adviser to the company’s business including Human Resources, Finance, E-commerce, Marketing, Store Development, Store Operations and local Procurement
  • Provide support in wider compliance initiatives in country as required
  • To manage external counsel on any litigation matters

Key Requirements

  • Admitted to the Malaysian Bar
  • Must have at least 7 years PQE with in-house experience and at a regional scale
  • Strong self-starter, able to work and navigate an environment as this is the first legal hire.
  • Able to adapt quickly in a fast moving environment and possess excellent work attitude append with good communication skills

EA Licence No.: 15S7496

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