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Legal, Oil & Gas | Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia | Open | 8 Oct 2018

Senior Legal Counsel


Specialisation: Legal, Oil & Gas

Email Daesi

Location: Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
Salary: Open
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 8th October 2018

Client Background & Role Summary:

Our client is an O&G refining company and a listed company. Its main business is to refine and manufacture petroleum products and it is the one of the largest refinery in Malaysia. They are looking for a Senior Legal Counsel to oversee and manage the legal issues and ensure corporate governance compliance for the Company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Deputy CEO.
  • Provide sound risk legal advice on the business and operational matters.
  • Lead and support any disputes, litigation or arbitration matter involving the company.
  • Supporting the management team in their day-to-day business operations.
  • Monitor and review legislative developments and support the business in the implementation when required.
  • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures and ensure that they are in compliance with legal requirements.
  • Engage with key external legal stakeholders for the Company, e.g. Bursa Securities, the Companies Commission of Malaysia, Securities Commission Malaysia.


  • A qualified lawyer called to the English Bar and the Malaysian Bar.
  • Overall 20 years of working experience – a practicing lawyer for at least 4+ years; in-house legal counsel with public listed company (listed on the UK and Malaysian stock exchange) for at least 10 years.
  • Has around 5+ years experience in Oil and Gas related / Engineering multi-national company.
  • Has a Master’s Degree in Commercial Law.

If you are interested, kindly email your updated resume to Daesi at or click “Apply Now”. Regretfully, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you!