VP, Legal

Location: Kuala Lumpur
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH243918_1604571197

Our Client

A leading financial services provider is seeking a VP, Legal to lead the department in managing operational risk governance, policies and reporting to ensure consistent application across all departments and provide company secretary support to board and committee meetings.

About the Role

  • Provide advisory to senior management and business on legal strategy and risk issues associated with the company's business operations, regulatory, compliance, commercial transactions and product review
  • Provide solutions and mitigation to risk issues, possible breaches, non-compliance, litigation matters and recovery cases
  • Collaborate and support other stakeholders in providing general legal advisory services to protect company interest
  • Lead the legal operation activities including vetting, drafting, compiling and ensure timely execution, submission and filing of all legal documents/agreements to the relevant parties/authorities
  • Lead the process of taking meeting minutes, drafting resolutions, compilation and circulation of board of directors, remuneration and nomination papers to all members in a timely manner
  • Monitor maintenance of all company statutory records and compliance with the latest Companies Act, with respect to all relevant regulations
  • Ensure attraction, motivation, development and retention of employees across all levels for smooth flow of daily operations while maintaining a high-performance culture


  • Bachelor's degree in law or other equivalent discipline(s)
  • Minimum 10 years' PQE preferably within the financial services sector
  • Strong knowledge in conventional banking, Islamic finance, project financing etc.
  • Experience in corporate secretarial and investor relations will be an added advantage
  • Strong leadership skills with proven track records dealing with senior stakeholders

How to Apply

Contact Jaecent.Lei@ambition.com.my or apply now quoting reference number AGP 243918. For similar roles, please visit www.ambition.com.my.

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