Legal Associate

Legal (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Full Time

Some things to know before you apply

  • We have big plans to disrupt the traditional fundraising process for private businesses
  • You will work with a diverse team of former investment bankers, strategy consultants and business owners in developing, monitoring and improving products to facilitate the activity of private investing
  • Everything we do is focused on helping build the private capital markets for the next generation of business owners and investors
  • We work really hard but play really hard as well

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Report directly to the General Counsel on all legal and compliance matters
  • Assist in drafting, reviewing, negotiating with external counterparts on a variety of commercial agreements, which includes third party agreements, operations agreements, services agreements, partnerships, and marketing agreements
  • Assist in resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships, and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries
  • Assist in corporate governance and compliance related matters such as equity fundraising and data privacy
  • Assist in monitoring changes to regulatory requirements and proactively handle regulatory developments
  • Provide time-sensitive support on a wide array of legal inquiries in all operational aspects
  • Identify and consult on legal risks in connection with the company’s developments
  • Track and organise legal documents received as well as deadlines

Skills & Experience Required

  • Law degree from a recognised university and 4 to 6 years’ post qualification experience; with some experience in a law firm
  • Admitted to practice in Malaysia and/or a commonwealth jurisdiction
  • High degree of independence, initiative and decisiveness
  • Articulate, good drafting skills and highly effective in English
  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to demonstrate sound legal and business judgment, even in ambiguous situations
  • Be an effective time manager with the ability to work in a team

The Ideal Candidate Should Be

  • Strategic-minded, highly detail-oriented and strong quantitatively
  • Able to work independently and also enjoy working in a team
  • Self-motivated and thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic and high pressure environment
  • Strong with a background and interest/experience in fintech, blockchain, and regulatory compliance
  • Strong in the knowledge on fintech and blockchain regulations in Malaysia and/or in other countries
  • Proven experienced as a legal counsel in a business environment
  • Excellent in the knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Please come prepared for an intensive round of interview.

Writing samples may be requested.

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