Legal Assistant Manager / Senior Executive

Positions
Legal Assistant Manager / Senior Executive

 

Service
Firm Services - Office of the General Counsel

 

Office
Kuala Lumpur. See our other locations.


 

Roles and responsibilities:
 

In this position, you will report to the General Counsel on all legal matters. You are expected to be independent and capable of advising and providing legal assistance to Senior Management. This includes drafting/vetting of contracts, terms of engagement, affidavits, advising on IR matters and conducting relevant legal research for the purpose of rendering your legal opinion. You will also be required to provide updates on all proposed or new laws and regulations which impact the Firm, Partners or Firm’s business. This role offers, among others, international exposure that includes working closely with General Counsels around the Asia Pacific region as well as globally on current issues that impact the Firm. 


 

Requirements:

  • At least second class upper LLB (Hons) from a reputable university
  • At least 3 to 4 years post qualification experience with general or corporate working knowledge
  • Strong negotiating skills, communication skills and an ability to interact with varied types of personalities s
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with senior management
  • Corporate legal experience can be from either law firm or in-house
  • Knowledge in Insolvency Law will be an added advantage
  • Good drafting skills, well-verse in English and Bahasa Malaysia
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment with sophisticated internal clients