Legal Advisor

  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Responsibilities

  • Advise on legal, compliance and corporate commercial matters including technology licensing, intellectual property, commercial contracts, data protection policies, etc
  • Examine and create draft agreements such as employment agreement and vendor agreements
  • Manage litigation process including sourcing and coordinating external legal counsel
  • Maintain knowledge of the company’s operations and legal documents
  • Prepare legal opinion and conduct legal research as and when required
  • Undertake special assignments, adhoc functions and related duties assigned from time to time

Requirements

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree in Law or equivalent
  • Proficient in drafting various types of contracts or agreements
  • Competent and knowledgeable in prominent legal frameworks and practices
  • Must have strong communication skills with a good ability to interface with all levels of companies and external parties
  • Has strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high degree of attention to details and meticulousness
  • Has at least 10 years of experience (semi-retired are encouraged to apply, full time/part time
  • Able to work independently and with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication and writing in English and Bahasa Melayu
  • Experience working in construction company and called to the bar are added advantages