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Senior Regional Legal Counsel

Senior Regional Legal Counsel

The Green Recruitment Company is currently partnering with a Global Energy business as they seek a Senior Legal Counsel, based in Malaysia, to support their growth and strategic business activity across multiple South East Asia jurisdictions, whilst helping lead and guide the Legal Team.


Your role:

  • Provide legal advice on all contracts and projects including existing and new investments (development of greenfields and brownfields, due diligence), partnerships and commercial contracts in the South East Asian region
  • Provide the legal support for internal approval process of projects (i.e. drafting legal memo, participating to project review meetings) and ensuring compliance of the projects with the relevant policies
  • Drafting and implementing policies for the region
  • Provide legal advice across the group of companies
  • Ensure adequate legal reporting and sharing of knowledge
  • Manage the external lawyers appointed for projects
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the wider legal team


Your background:

  • Ideally 10 –18 years of PQE
  • Ideally top tier corporate law firms. In house experience is a strong plus
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Diligent, independent, ability to challenge status quo and think outside of the box
  • Qualified and called to either Malaysia or Philippines bar
  • Cross border work experience is a strong plus