Legal Counsel

Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 33535
Published: 11 months ago
Startdate: 07 June 2023 - 07 July 2023

Legal Counsel

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide in house legal advice and services to support the Company’s business activities, with a key focus on procurement matters.

  • Identify and analyse legal issues in negotiation of procurement related agreements and arrangements and other legal documents and provide legal advice or recommendation.

  • Collaborate with the relevant working teams in the development of contracting strategies, review tender documents (in respect of the terms and conditions) to ensure legal risk exposure is minimised.

  • Liaising with and managing external counsels on matters pertaining to contracts and agreements entered by the Company.

  • Assist in providing in-house support to corporate compliance – relevant laws and regulations and internal controls and procedures.

  • Assist in analysing all material changes in the current law and facilitating compliance with the revised requirements.

  • Provide support on other matters as may be requested by the Legal Manager.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law

    (or equivalent) from a reputable university and has been called to the Malaysian Bar.

  • Minimum 6 years of relevant legal experience with comprehensive familiarity with legislation and procedures in Malaysia.

  • Ability to monitor and analyse new legislation and procedures.

  • Familiarity with supply chain matters, with strong negotiation skills.

  • A practical business-oriented approach to the practice of law.

  • Thorough knowledge in legal research skills and analysis.

  • Knowledge and experiences in handling and advising on compliance matters including personal data protection, and anti-bribery and corruption.

  • Significant experience within the oil & gas industry, upstream experience preferably.

  • Experience working within an international environment – preferably within multi-national companies.

  • Ability to speak, read and write both Malay and English fluently.