Senior Executive, Legal
Posted on 15 Sep 2021 26 days left for application

Job Purpose

Render professional and expert legal advice, reviewing and drafting various legal documents and to ensure compliance of relevant laws and regulations in order to safeguard MDEC's interest and mitigate legal risks and exposures.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review and draft legal documents
  • Gather, review and analyse facts and documents, to provide legal opinion
  • Conduct due diligence and legal research
  • Participate in negotiation meetings
  • Provide valuable contributions in identifying and highlighting gaps and proposing measures to mitigate risks
  • Update status report and maintaining necessary records of legal matters
  • Work, liaise and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders, including external solicitors, to achieve desired outcomes
  • Assume responsibility for related duties as assigned by the Manager and/or Director, Legal


Posses a Bachelor of Laws degree, with 3 to 5 years of post-qualification experience (excluding chambering), either as Advocate & Solicitor or an in-house lawyer, preferably admitted to the Malaysian Bar.

Competency Required

  • Professional legal knowledge and working experience in any of the following areas of law, contract and commercial, company, intellectual property, conveyancing, land, tort, information technology, privacy, dispute resolution and/or litigation
  • Competent drafting skills
  • Strong analytical capability
  • Good  and clear communication skill, both written and spoken, in English and Bahasa Malaysia

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