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Associate (Banking & Finance)

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An Associate role has just been made available at an international law firm in Malaysia.

Our client, a forward-thinking law firm, is seeking an Associate to join their established banking & finance practice where the exposure focuses on syndicated and bilateral loans, project financing, and issuance of bonds and sukuk amongst others.

This role offers the following exciting opportunities:

  • Play a key role in the continued development and success of the firm’s practice in domestic and cross-border transactions (both conventional or Islamic financing)
  • Join an expanding law firm that values integrity and professionalism
  • Work with both local and international clients on transactions

What you'll do:

As an Associate, you will gain international and cross-border exposure in their legal career early on and given the opportunity to work with the firm’s local and international teams.

The primary responsibilities are:

  • Handling and managing all range of legal work with regards to banking & finance related matters.
  • Providing extensive consultation, client management and other support to the Partner, as and when required.
  • Rendering legal advice and/or consultation to clients by conducting extensive research and keeping abreast with all relevant legislations and to take the lead in negotiations.

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Associate position is someone driven, focused, independent, and dynamic.

You would possess the following:

  • Admitted to the High Court of Malaya with 2 years of PQE with legal work experience in a banking & finance practice group at a top-tier law firm.
  • Strong academic history.
  • Experienced in handling syndicated and bilateral loans, both conventional and Islamic, advising on LIBOR transactions, and in negotiations in the context of financial institutions and other third parties.
  • Articulate and has excellent communication skills.
  • Flexible with mobility and willing to work on assignments in any of the firm's international offices.
  • Self-starter, reliable and a strong team-player.

What sets this company apart:

This international law firm is much more than just legal services and is anything but traditional. They have the people and ethos to act with speed, innovation, enterprise and creativity. The firm is also very focused on developing and training their people to the highest standards.

If you are a progressive legal professional with a can-do attitude, this Associate role is for you. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a pioneer international law firm in Malaysia that will drive your career forward and upwards.

What's next:

Don't miss out on this great opportunity that will allow an independent-minded Associate to thrive and grow a legal career exponentially.

Apply now or contact me at kimmy.khoo@robertwalters.com.my for more information.

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

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal & Corporate Secretarial

Focus: Banking & Finance

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Job Reference: 0O7FCT-06402584

Date posted: 27 May 2024

Consultant: Kimmy Khoo

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