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Commercial Legal Counsel (Banking)

Job description

  • Multinational banking and financial services company
  • Regional exposure to work with multiple countries
  • Good remuneration package

The main job function is to support the Head of Legal to strategies and implement legal advice and support primarily for the Legal Team in Malaysia and to support regional projects that requires legal involvements.

  • Establish and maintain frameworks to identify, assess, manage, monitory, mitigate and report legal risks across the company.
  • Act as a point of escalation for any Legal issues for Malaysia.
  • Take personal leadership of material contentious issues or inquiries by collaborating with the regional stakeholders, Government Investigations, and the Head of Shared Investigations Services.
  • Support and assists on the improvement processes owned by the Legal team such as the development of forms for transactions, documentation standards and management support on Group's process related to risk framework.
  • Support reporting to and participate in key risk control committees and management groups on relevant legal risks and issues.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
  • Collaborate with other Legal Team members to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles: Financial Crime Prevention and The Right Environment.


  • Experience in private practice or in-house of managing complex legal issues with minimum 8 years PQE specializing in Banking / Financial Services.
  • Sharp business acumen (including ability to assess risk and appropriate levels of return), leadership qualities, excellent interpersonal skills and cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Understanding of risk management techniques.
  • Sound judgment of business practices, regulatory relationship management and reputational risk.

How to Apply

Contact Atiqah Roslan on +(60)3 9213 1668 or APPLY NOW by clicking the button below. Please send your updated CV to quoting ref no. #254044. For similar opportunities, please visit

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

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