Head of Legal and Company Secretary | >13PQE | Property Investment | Malaysia

Job Title
Head of Legal and Company Secretary | >13PQE | Property Investment | Malaysia
Job Location
Other countries
Job Type
Job Description

Our client is a property investment company, currently looking for a Head of Legal and Company Secretary


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Drafting and reviewing agreements, specifically acquisition agreements of commercial properties, tenancy agreements, leases, management agreements, financing documents, commercial contracts and operational contracts.
  • Process coordination for acquisition of commercial properties and contracts management to ensure completion of all relevant documentation.
  • Coordination and liaison with external solicitors on legal assignments and conducting evaluation of their performance.
  • Drafting proposal and providing evaluation on appropriate legal structure on potential property development or investment including preparation of any initial contractual terms.
  • Drafting and formulation of standard legal forms and agreements for the Company.

Company Secretary

  • To schedule and attend to the preparation of Board of Directors’ meeting, Board Committee’s meetings, Management meetings and other ad-hoc meetings including compilation and distribution of meeting folders/papers.
  • To attend Board, Board Committee and Management Committee meetings and prepare draft minutes, extract and circular resolution.
  • To monitor, prepare and lodge relevant statutory returns, forms and other secretarial documents as and when necessary and act as the liaison officer of the Company with the Companies Commission of Malaysia.
  • To continuously maintain and update statutory information/registers and company records in relation to Company Secretarial matters and attend to their safe keeping.
  • To assist in the drafting of meeting papers for Shareholders Meetings, Board and Board Committee meeting in relation to Company Secretarial matters.    
  • To assist in the preparation of board papers and other management reports.
  • To undertake other tasks as assigned by the superior from time to time in relation to Company Secretarial and departmental requirements.

Job Requirements

  • Proficient in Bahasa Malaysia and English both written and oral with good drafting skills.
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Proven to be active and energetic.
  • Analytical and possess good writing and communication skill.
  • Highly motivated and a team player.
  • Able to multitask and willing to learn and undertake new job scope.
  • Willing to participate and lead in all Company's activity.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A recognized honours Degree in Law and called to the Malaysian bar

Working Experiences

  • Min 13 years working experience.
  • Experience in construction and property development legal practice area areas will be an advantage.


Interested candidate may submit your resume to Mavis Khor at assoc@recruit-legal.com to apply this position.