Inhouse- General Counsel (Malaysia)

  • Attractive
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cobalt Recruitment , EA Licence No: 12C6031
  • 18 Sep 17 2017-09-18

Leading regional bank; General Counsel position; insurance and takaful experience

Inhouse- General Counsel (Malaysia)


The Company

Our client is one of the leading regional banks who is in an exciting phase of development and expansion. They are currently looking for a General Counsel to lead their team based in Malaysia.


Responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership in the delivery of reliable, accurate, timely and well informed advice pertaining to Insurance & Takaful on legal issues and the potential legal implications of business transactions, initiative and projects and various corporate strategies
  • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures for Insurance and Takaful
  • Review all contracts and assess legal implications that need to be brought to the executive management’s attention
  • Perform corporate secretarial duties and responsibilities in respect of Insurance and Takaful as required by statues and various regulations


Interested candidates must:

  • Recognized law degree
  • Qualified to act as Secretary
  • 10-15 PQE
  • Prior experience in insurance & Takaful companies or financial institutions
  • High level of knowledge and skills on corporate secretarial matters
  • Able to provide expert advice on corporate governance matters


This company is a market leader in the work they do and the employees are rewarded for their performances. The role will be perfect for a senior lawyer looking to step up into a leading organization.


License No: 12C6031 / EA Reg. ID R1325169