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APAC Associate General Counsel (Legal)

Job description

About the Role:

  • Legal Leadership: Lead the APAC legal function, playing a proactive role within the management team.

  • Team Management: Manage a dedicated team of legal associates, fostering collaboration and efficiency.

  • Agreement Expertise: Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of agreements, including Cloud, Sale, and Software licenses.

  • Tender Response: Address legal aspects in tender responses, ensuring strategic alignment.

  • Global Collaboration: Liaise with the global legal team, ensuring compliance with requests and fostering global synergy.

  • Process Enhancement: Contribute to creating, implementing, and reviewing processes/training for the APAC region.

  • Ad Hoc Support: Provide timely ad hoc legal advice, showcasing agility and problem-solving skills.

Role Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Law Degree or equivalent, with 5+ years PQE and experience leading APAC legal teams.

  • Skills: Ability to work independently under Malaysian laws. Mandarin language skills are advantageous.

  • Knowledge: Essential telecommunications/IT experience, with a plus for financial services sector exposure.

  • Experience: In-house experience is advantageous, along with the ability to communicate legal concepts to non-legal personnel.

  • Competencies: Strong teamwork, problem-solving, customer service, communication, and attention to detail.

How to Apply

Contact Vighnesh Gunasegaran on +(60)3 9212 7975 or APPLY NOW by clicking the button below. Please send your updated CV to quoting ref no. #269643. For similar opportunities, please visit

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Business Registration Number: 1048918-T. License Number: JTK 2710

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