Legal Counsel (Confidential)
Location Kuala LumpurFULL_TIME
Consultant Tracy Tan
Date posted 28 February 2019 2019-02-282019-04-26 legal Asia > Malaysia > Kuala Lumpur MY MYR 120000 144000 144000 YEAR Anonymous Anonymous
A rapidly expanding media start-up is looking for a talented Legal Counsel in Kuala Lumpur to spearhead the legal team. Reporting directly to the CEO, this job is for a legal practitioner comfortable with taking on a sole contributor role.
About the Legal Counsel (Confidential) Role:
In this business-critical role, you will ensure that the business strategy aligns with the necessary legal requirements. You will work closely with the CEO and the Board. The Legal Counsel will play a key role in taking the business forward and ensuring that a balance is struck from both the legal and commercial perspective without compromising the ideals, goals and integrity of the business.
- Attending to the contractual needs of the organisation by drafting licensing agreements, agreement with vendors, production contracts and other media related contracts
- Leading and handling the contractual/commercial negotiations on behalf of the organisation
- Engaging with stakeholders to ensure clarity and openness within the organisation
- Participating in the development of the business strategy and commercial operations of the organisation
To succeed in the Legal Counsel role, you will need to have the ability to work effectively and cooperatively with senior management, across borders, and within an internal matrix.
- Admission to the High Court of Malaysia with five to seven years PQE
- A mix of legal experience in both private practice and in-house
- Background in IT, IP, telecommunications and/or media law would be an added advantage
- Possess ability to be independent and multi-task with strong interpersonal as well as communication skills
- Accountable and able to manage the legal portfolio with minimal support from third parties
This vibrant and creative media & broadcasting start-up is anything but traditional and with strong backing from established international players in the industry, you will be part of an exciting growth journey filled with interesting challenges. The organisation has the people and ethos to act with speed, innovation, enterprise and creativity. The scope of the offer, the size of the business, the freedom and autonomy to drive your career forward all adds up to a great place to work.
If you are progressive, driven and want to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. You will be part of a forward-thinking company that values innovation and is constantly breaking new ground.
Apply today or email me at email@example.com to discuss this new opportunity.
Agensi Pekerjaan Robert Walters Sdn Bhd
(formerly known as Robert Walters Sdn Bhd)
Business Registration Number : 729828-T
Licence Number : JTKSM 423C