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Senior Legal Counsel - Team Lead, Bank

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Kuala Lumpur
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 250252/001_1533552789
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Legal
  • Date posted: 06/08/2018

Top tier International Bank Seek Senior Legal Counsel to lead a small team based in KL, Malaysia. The role will be supporting regional markets across retail and investment bank, and working with a great team. Our ideal candidate for this Senior Legal Counsel role should have at least 12 years of experience in Legal Counsel gained from leading law firms or in-house legal counsel with strong banking and finance knowledge.

Key Roles and Responsibilities of the Senior Legal Counsel will include:

  • Provide comprehensive legal advice and support to Retail and investment banking departments
  • Lead a small team, dealing with recruitment, development and retention matters
  • Review banking related documentation & provide legal advisory services, spearheading best practices among the team
  • All legal contract and legal agreement preparation including drafting, reviewing, and negotiations
  • Involvement with many internal functions to enable business and to mitigate and prevent legal risks
  • Provide advise on the legal impact of any new or change to laws and regulations
  • Any ad hoc projects in the legal counsel scope as required

Requirements of the Legal Counsel as follows:

  • Qualified Legal Counsel with 12 years of PQE gained from leading law firms or in-house counsel
  • Management experience
  • Solid legal experience and understanding of the regulatory environment and the current law within Malaysia

We invite all experienced Legal Counsel candidates who are keen to join this top tier bank to please send your applications to us or call Olivia at +65 6589 4464 for a confidential discussion.

Click on apply below with your application or email them

Selby Jennings is a Trading Style of Phaidon International (License number 16S8194

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