Legal Counsel

Location: Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Ambition Executive Search
Salary: RM18000.00 - RM20000.00 per month
REF: BBBH244025_1619003925

New Legal Counsel role made available with Global consumer brand

  • Global exposure
  • Great culture and working environment
  • Excellent career growth

Our client

Our client is a leading consumer brand, with a strong presence globally and has an existence of 100 years in the industry. Being a market leader, they are always striving to attract the best talents, and at this juncture they are seeking for a motivated and highly ambitious individual to join them as Legal Counsel.

The Role

The Legal Counsel is responsible for:

  • prviding pragmatic and strategic advice to business partners and stakeholders, locally and globally
  • ensuring robust corporate and functional governance is in place for internal compliance
  • providing a high professional standard of legal support to the Company through the application of excellent counselling, drafting and negotiation skills
  • providing pragmatic and strategic advice and support to business partners and stakeholders, locally and globally
  • taking a leading role in problem-solving and decision-making in all areas of the business, and consistently working to minimize and manage commercial and legal risks
  • managing the relevant legal budgets and ensuring optimal use of legal resources to support business and strategic objectives.
  • Building and driving a high-performance team who understands and delivers the strategic objectives of the company and relevant global functions

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum experience of 8 PQE, gained either in an international law firm or as inhouse counsel. Experience in FMCG company will be an added advantage
  • Experience in commercial law, with strong drafting experience
  • Solid expereince in data protection (including GDPR rules), IP and advicing on product regulations related issues
  • Good awareness of legal issues relating to competition, eployment, tax and sanctions
  • Proven experience of having worked on transactions independently
  • Strong leadership to drive all sub-functions to deliver strategic outcome
  • Excellent stakeholders engagement

How to Apply


APPLY NOW by clicking the button below or email to elisa.lian@ambition.com.my quoting ref no. #244025.