Legal Counsel

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH243175_1594267467

Our Client

A leading financial institution is seeking a Legal Counsel to draft, review, advise and negotiate global procurement contracts in accordance with the organisation's contract standards and applicable law.

About the Role

  • Keep abreast with relevant policies and procedures and applicable law; analyse potential risks involved with specific contract teams and other risk owners
  • Provide stakeholders with accurate and timely information and advice regarding the status of contract matters
  • Support with continuous improvement initiatives in relation to contract processes, workflow and templates and provide training on contract legal issues to stakeholders
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other legal teams across the organisation to ensure appropriate overall matter management
  • Where external counsel is appointed, to manage the engagement, oversee the quality of work and effective delivery of legal support and manage external legal costs


  • 6 years' post-qualified experience and must be a qualified lawyer in a common law jurisdiction
  • Proven track records in contract legal support (whether through in-house or private practice) and business acumen in the financial services sector
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of commercial contract requirements in relation to procurement matters, including intellectual property and data protection
  • Experience of outsourcing arrangements is preferred but not essential
  • Experience managing competing and conflicting priorities in a dynamic and fast paced work environment

How to Apply

Contact Jaecent at or apply now quoting reference number AGP 243175. For similar roles, please visit

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