Assistant Legal Counsel

Location Kuala Lumpur
Discipline Legal
Job reference Assistant Counsel_Feroz
Salary Negotiable

​Assistant Legal Counsel

Location: Kuala Lumpur

The job holder will provide dedicated specialist legal and commercial advice and expertise to local legal entities, Global IT, Global Shared Services and all relevant functions as advised from time to time. They will be acting as a trusted advisor to Leadership Teams and Senior Line Management to ensure informed business decisions are made to support commercial opportunities whilst always ensuring legal compliance is adhered and business risks are effectively mitigated.


  • Excellent written and spoken English. Additional languages are an advantage

  • Significant experience and expertise in commercial and employment laws and practice, with a proven track record of advising on complex contractual and other legal matters

  • Excellent legal drafting skills with employment litigation experience

  • Corporate Governance experience is an advantage

  • Strong negotiation and project management skills, and ability to plan, anticipate and manage priorities to optimise output and enhance the effectiveness of commercial solutions

  • Adaptable and flexible attitude, sound commercial judgment and ability to work under pressure and to cope with unexpected and varied demands

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a high degree of emotional intelligence, with the ability to build trusted relationships with peers and senior stakeholders

  • Keeps up to date with changes in law and corporate governance best practices to ensure that company structures, documentation, policies and contract management processes remain current and commercially appropriate


Malaysia, UK or equivalent qualified lawyer with a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience, gained either in an international law firm or as in-house counsel for a major multi-national company.

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