Legal Associate/Partner (Corporate and Commercial)
Salary Market Aligned
Location Kuala LumpurFULL_TIME
Consultant Veryne Lim
Job Ref 1856890/001
Date posted 26 October 2022kuala-lumpur legal/commercial-law 2022-10-26 2022-12-25 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
An up-and-coming mid-sized law firm is now seeking a high-calibre candidate for a Legal Associate/Partner (Corporate and Commercial) job to join their practice. Due to significant growth achieved since its inception, this mid-sized firm is now looking to grow and strengthen its corporate practice.
About the Legal Associate/Partner (Corporate and Commercial) Role:
Due to growth and consolidation plans, the Legal Associate/Partner (Corporate and Commercial) will play an integral role in the firm’s continued development and success in its offices based in Kuala Lumpur.
- Handling and/or managing various general corporate matters and transactions, private mergers, acquisitions and divestments, private investments/fund-raising, venture capital, private equity, company incorporation, compliance and regulatory, corporate governance and/or employment advisory/matters
- Preparing, drafting, advising and/or reviewing numerous corporate and/or commercial contracts, e.g. joint venture and shareholder agreements
- Providing legal consultation to clients by conducting extensive research and keeping abreast with case developments
- Providing extensive consultation, client management and other support to Partners/Managing Partner in the firm, as and when required
- Actively and directly participating in negotiation of contracts and other commercial material agreements within and/or related to the M&A activities
To succeed in this Legal Associate/Partner (Corporate and Commercial) role, you must be driven, ambitious and able to work independently.
- At least four years of PQE and the ability to work on their own initiative
- Strong analytical and logical reasoning skills and good time management
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a strong command of the English language
- A self-starter with an innate drive for achievement, ability to work independently and able to thrive under pressure
- A great team player, attentive to detail, meticulous and well organised, with commercial awareness, a sense of ownership with a passion for corporate matters
- Experience in financial regulatory and compliance (MAS), funds and asset management, public takeover, equity capital markets including fund raising exercises is valued
This is a great opportunity for a mid to senior-level legal professional who hungers to take their career to the next level with a regionalised law firm in Malaysia (headquarters in Singapore). The scope of the offer, the size of the business, the freedom and the autonomy to drive your career forward all add up to a great place to work.
If you are 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 Legal Associate/Partner (Corporate and Commercial) role.
Apply now or email me today at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss this new opportunity.
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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