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  • Job reference: RMS0096748

Legal Counselor (Thai Nationality)

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Malaysia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 28/06/2011
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (28/07/11)
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Job Title: Legal Counselor (Thai Nationality)
Job Location: Malaysia
Duration: 2 year contract (Extendable)
Residency: TH

The Role:
-Responsible in identifying company’s legal exposure in all company’s undertakings in the contracted acreage of the Malaysia-Thailand Joint Development Areas.
-Plan, propose, and execute in implementing strategies to manage the identified company’s legal exposure and risk.
-Negotiate, review, draft, advice and finalize agreements and commercial arrangements for projects and operations and other ancillary contracts in relation thereof.
-Negotiate, review and advice on all legal documentation and procedure involved in projects and operations i.e. Financing/Loan Agreements, opening of Bank Accounts, etc.
-Responsible for advising, giving opinion and assistance on Human Resource and Administrative issues, HSE matters, operational matters and also issues relating to Government compliance.
-Provide legal advice for tendering process.
-Review and manage disputes, legal proceedings, i.e. litigation, arbitration, claims and liaising with external counsel.
-Provide legal advice/opinion on day-to day operations for all matters concerned and also to assist in Company Secretarial matters.
-Conduct legal sharing sessions for knowledge enhancement.
-Monitor changes in law relevant to the JDA operations and updating the management on the changes.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
-Honours Degree in Bachelor of Laws/LLB or Barrister-at-Law from recognized universities/institutions.
-5 years working experience as legal officer.
-Legal experience and negotiating skill.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Chavanyaruth Sawasdee at Fircroft on + 66 2 653 2947 (ext 108)

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