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  • Job reference: RMS0116353

Legal Counsel (Local Malaysian National Only)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Malaysia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/10/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (10/10/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Is an Oil & Gas companies by offering leading drilling, formation evaluation, completion and production products and services.

The Role:
Key responsibilities / accountabilities
• Under general supervision of one or more senior attorney(s), performs legal assignments of a routine nature.
• Generally performs contract reviews for one or more divisions or practice areas.
• Monitor new laws, rules and regulations affecting company and prepares recommendations.
• Advises company on legal risk and exposures
• Resolves issues and disputes arising from existing and potential commercial relationships
• Participation in negotiation with external parties to resolve legal / commercial issues and disputes

Essential qualifications / requirements
• Minimum 5 years post qualification experience in the commercial sector
• Exposure to local legislation developments
• Experience in Corporate work
• Experience in litigation and dispute resolution work
• Knowledge in fundamental concepts, practices and procedures in the legal field
• Ability to work under pressure with both internal & external clients
• Highly competent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

Preferred qualification / requirements
• Law Degree from an ABA accredited law school or international equivalent
• Licensed to practice law in local jurisdiction
• Preferred exposure to Multi – Jurisdictional work (e.g Vietnam, Thailand, Brunei, Singapore)

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