Senior Legal Counsel | 8 PQE | Property/Construction | Malaysia

Job Title
Senior Legal Counsel | 8 PQE | Property/Construction | Malaysia
Job Location
Other countries
Job Type
Permanent
Job Description

Our client in the property and construction industry is currently hiring a Senior Legal Counsel with minimum 8 years of experience in property, construction, engineering or O&G industry.

 

Job Scope:
 
  • Management of all Legal activities including drafting, reviewing and vetting various   types of   legal   contracts, agreements, consortium agreements, memorandum of understandings, joint ventures and non-disclosure agreements related to construction projects.
  • Responsible for the effective and efficient management of the Legal and Compliance & Contract department, provision of legal advisory and corporate secretariat services and ensuring effective management of legal and contractual risks.
  • Provide leadership and ensure efficient and effective management of staff and resources in the Legal and Compliance department.
  • Review and provide legal advice on tender documents.
  • Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken.
  • Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements.
  • Review all contracts or any other documentation where the Company has committed itself and assess legal implications that needs to be brought to the executive management’s decision.
  • Provide continuous leadership, supervision, training and development of department staff ensuring an effective and motivated.
 
 
Requirements:
  • At least a Bachelor's Degree in Law (LLB)
  • Called to the Malaysian Bar
  • Minimum 8 years of experience with few years of experience in-house
  • Experienced in commercial contracts and construction industry
  • Able to work well with internal and external stakeholders
  • Good knowledge and exposure in dealing with compliance matters
  • Independent lawyer and is very hands-on
 
Interested candidates kindly email your resume to jane.v@recruit-legal.com or call Jane at 03-2713 8830 for more details.
 
Specializations
Corporate
Commercial
Compliance and Regulatory