kuala-lumpurlegal/banking-finance2023-07-262023-09-24legalKuala Lumpur MYRobert Waltershttps://www.robertwalters.com.myhttps://www.robertwalters.com.my/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/square-logo.pngtrue
One of the leading and well-established insurance companies is currently recruiting for a Legal Manager to join their legal team based in their Kuala Lumpur office.
About the Legal Manager Role: In this critical role, you will be responsible for managing and/or carrying out the whole spectrum of legal related services to ensure legal matters/issues which may raise a potential legal risk to the company are appropriately managed as well as ensuring continuity of good corporate governance in the company as well as the continued success of the team and company.
Preparing, drafting, vetting and/or advising on various legal documentations such as contracts, agreements, marketing, and distribution of company’s products including brochures, policy contracts, advertising materials, marketing, and advertising strategies for all business units/distribution channels
Rendering accurate and comprehensive legal opinion in parallel to the risks of each legal issue and support to the executives in a broad range of legal topics including but not limited to regulatory compliance, employment, risk management, contracts, liability and insurance/takaful, inter-departmental advisory services as well as applying effective risk management techniques and other proactive advice on possible legal issues
Providing legal support and/or advice on all legal queries on operational matters, claims matters, and issues referred by business units/stakeholders, and/or any other duties of an in-house counsel
Attending to meetings, engaging, consulting, negotiating and/or liaising with relevant stakeholders of the company (regulators, external advisors, contract parties, internal parties, etc.) on operational matters, claims matters, products related matters and project as well as reviewing and executing periodic updates on panel of solicitors
Carrying out legal research in relation to legal issues arising from legal agreements/documents and business operations as well as ensure familiarity on the various aspects of products/documentations and the product implementation journey
Representing the company with the Head of Department in litigation cases, preparing company witnesses, collating relevant evidence/documents from various internal departments in preparation for instructing solicitors pertaining to new and ongoing cases/trials, and providing update on litigation cases
To succeed in this Legal Manager role, you will need to have the ability to work effectively and co-operatively with both the internal and external stakeholders and a team player.
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) or its equivalent and admitted to the Malaysian Bar with at least five years' relevant experience. Experience in insurance/takaful business is not a prerequisite but will be viewed as an added advantage
Excellent command of verbal and written English and drafting skills, communication, and interpersonal skills
Self-motivated, able to work independently, possess a strong work ethic, meticulous, strong sense of responsibility, high degree of integrity and multitasking skills, good coordination, attention to details, analytical and problem-solving skills
High resilience, and agility in a fast paced and changing environment, able to prioritise and deliver work within tight timelines
The successful Legal Manager will join a company whose expertise has made them the leader in their respective field. This reputable organisation offers a great working environment with wide exposure and a variety of work.
If you are a progressive and driven individual with a can-do attitude, this Legal Manager role is an excellent opportunity to work with an industry leader that is constantly innovating and growing its business.
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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