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Head of Legal (Insurance)

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A Head of Legal role has just been made available at one of the global insurance companies based in Malaysia.

You will play a critical role in managing all range of legal related affairs and matters as well as a vital role in ensuring the continuous success of the legal team and company.

This role offers the following exciting opportunities:

  • Join a market-leading international insurance company
  • Play a critical role in managing all range of legal related affairs
  • Work in an innovative and creative environment with opportunities for career progression

What you'll do:

As the Head of Legal, you will be at the forefront of managing the full range of legal related affairs within an international insurance company.

The primary responsibilities are:

  • Rendering sound, accurate and strategic advice and solutions to legal issues arising from the company’s insurance business
  • Working with as well as managing stakeholders and business units on various matters including but not limited to policy contracts and legal advice
  • Preparing, drafting, advising and/or vetting numerous corporate & commercial agreements / contracts and insurance related contracts
  • Liaising with appointed external lawyers and legal counsel if and when required
  • Managing and overseeing mandatory reporting

What you bring:

The ideal candidate would bring relevant experience within the insurance or financial services sectors and be able to value add to the current legal team and step up to take legal support to new heights.

You would possess the following:

  • LLB holder from a reputable university and/or admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya.
  • A minimum of 10 – 15 years experience and well versed in insurance law / rendered work for insurance clients / experience in reviewing insurance contracts / experience in corporate & commercial litigation
  • Possesses excellent command of both written and spoken Bahasa Malaysia and English
  • Possesses excellent communication and stakeholders’ management skills
  • Resourceful, a self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision as well as provide accurate and sound advice which displays critical thinking and good strategic business sense in a timely manner

What sets this company apart:

This company is much more than an insurance provider and is anything but traditional. They have 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.

What's next:

If you are a progressive legal professional with a can-do attitude, this is an excellent opportunity to work with an industry leader that is constantly breaking new ground. 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: Commercial Law

Industry: Legal

Salary: Market aligned

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Job Reference: PX824M-0DB61F91

Date posted: 21 May 2024

Consultant: Kimmy Khoo

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