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Legal Counsel ( Remote)

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Our client is seeking a dedicated Legal Counsel to join their team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact within a growing organisation and open to work remotely. * Opportunity to work in a dynamic environment, commercial, financial, and trust fund law. * Global exposure, providing the chance to work with diverse teams and clients from around the world * Flexibility in terms of work arrangements

What you'll do:

As a Legal Counsel, you will be providing crucial support across various areas. Key responsibilities included:

  • Drafting and reviewing commercial contracts such as sales agreements, distribution agreements, licensing agreements, service agreements, loan agreements, security documents, investment contracts, and shareholder agreements, ensuring compliance with legal requirements and protecting the company's interests
  • Providing legal advice on financial regulations; stay up to date with relevant financial regulations and provide legal guidance to ensure compliance with these regulations.
  • Drafting trust agreements, advising on fiduciary duties compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Handling mergers and acquisitions when necessarily ; legal due diligence, negotiating and drafting the necessary contracts, and ensuring legal compliance throughout the process.
  • Collaborating with internal teams, external counsel, and financial institutions to coordinate and execute financing and investment transactions.
  • Analyzing and mitigating legal risks associated with financing and investment transactions, conducting legal research, and staying abreast of industry developments and regulatory changes
  • Working closely with the finance and accounting teams to assess the financial impact of proposed transactions, conducting financial analysis and modeling, and providing legal advice on structuring deals to optimize financial returns and minimize tax implications.
  • Providing ongoing legal support and advice to the company's finance and investment teams, addressing any legal issues that arise during the course of financing and investment activities, and assisting with the development and implementation of internal policies and procedures related to financial transactions.

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Legal Counsel position brings proven experience within commercial, financial or trust fund law.

  • Qualified lawyer with minimum of 5- 8 years’ post-qualification experience gained in a large national or international law firm or as in-house counsel from a financial institution/services
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex legal documents
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to resolve issues swiftly and effectively
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to explain complex legal matters clearly
  • Self-driven, ability to work independently while being an effective team player

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a rapidly growing UK-based fintech company which is revolutionize the financial industry. As a dynamic and innovative organization, they offer a collaborative and inclusive work environment where your ideas and contributions will make a significant impact

What's next:

If you're ready to take your career to the next level, apply today!

Apply today by clicking on the link provided. We look forward to receiving your application.

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: Market aligned

Workplace Type: Remote

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Job Reference: 7HU9CH-373775CA

Date posted: 04 June 2024

Consultant: Annie Lim

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