VP, Legal Counsel (DCM/Derivatives)
Salary Market Aligned
Location Kuala LumpurFULL_TIME
Consultant Lindy Ho
Job Ref 1872430/001
Date posted 13 November 2022kuala-lumpur legal/banking-finance 2022-11-13 2023-01-12 legal Kuala Lumpur MY Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.com.my https://www.robertwalters.com.my/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/square-logo.png
A VP, Legal Counsel (DCM/Derivatives) job has become available, responsible for delivering the highest quality of legal service. You will also play a vital role in providing the direction for all things legal-related, including drafting agreements and rendering legal advice and support to various business units.
About the VP, Legal Counsel (DCM/Derivatives) Role:
Reporting to the Head, Legal, you are required to deliver strategic advice and solutions, managing legal risks as well as drafting, reviewing and negotiating transactional documents with respect to the bank’s DCM and equity derivatives businesses.
- Render sound, effective and practical legal solutions and advice to stakeholders
- Draft, review and negotiate documents and agreements independently
- Provide legal support in the development of new products and offerings within Malaysia and other jurisdictions where the the bank is present
- Work closely with internal stakeholders and external counsel
- Identify issues and legal risks and provide proactive solutions
- Keep abreast of legislative and regulatory changes affecting the bank’s businesses and operations
- Support the Head of Legal in the administration of the legal department and provide views/input on effective legal risk management for the bank in Malaysia and other jurisdictions where the bank is present
To succeed in this role, you should possess at least 10 years of solid work experience garnered from reputable law firms/financial institutions.
- Degree in law and a qualified advocate and solicitor
- Candidates who are equipped with banking and finance, debt capital markets and equity derivatives experience are viewed favourably. Experience with ISDA documentation is an advantage
- Good communication skills, in both English and Malay
- Highly organised, independent and analytical thinking
- Reliable pace setter who is able to work independently with minimal supervision
This financial institution needs no introduction and is recognised as the leader in their field of expertise. With great clients and international coverage, they have won numerous awards. The culture is demanding but if you are confident and have a can-do attitude the potential rewards are significant. The financial institution places a high priority on developing their people to world class standards.
If you are driven, determined and want to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. Great career progression opportunities await the right person in this exciting VP, Legal Counsel (DCM/Derivatives) job.
Apply today at email@example.com or contact me further for a confidential discussion.
Do note that we will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.
Agensi Pekerjaan Robert Walters Sdn Bhd
Business Registration Number : 729828-T
Licence Number : JTKSM 423C
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