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LEGAL ASSISTANT [AL2611-18]

Job title: LEGAL ASSISTANT [AL2611-18]
Contract type: Permanent
Location: North - Penang
Specialisation:
Industry: Legal
Salary: RM5000 - RM8000
Start date: 16 Apr 2021
Job Reference: 45857
Contact details: Adelene Lum
Contact email: adelene.lum@jac-recruitment.com
Contact-phone: +60 4 296 0610
Job published: 20 days ago

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting Corporate Legal Advisors (CLAs) on Review of Contracts: Draft, revise and analyse customised commercial contracts with customers, suppliers and partners. Including but not limited to NDAs, Manufacturing Agreements, Design Services Agreements, Quality Agreements, Supply Agreements and Purchase Agreements.
  • Support CLAs on Contracts Negotiation: Work with CLAs and external legal counsel where necessary in reviewing standard and non-standard commercial contracts with customers, suppliers and partners.
  • Education and Training: Provide materials for guidance and advice to the sales organisation and liaise with other corporate functions, as to company preferential contractual terms. 
  • Direct planning and participation in training of contract practices and negotiations to sales organisation.
  • Maintain a legal database and secure filing system for all contracts with customers, suppliers and partners.
  • Organise, manage and maintain documents and filing records related to the intellectual property rights (excluding domain names).
  • Organise and maintain a legal database of architectural drawings and related documents for all factories and buildings.
  • Maintain a legal database of company records, including but not limited to banking facility, shares, insurance, company vehicles, and any other documents and records assigned.
  • Commercial Law: Understanding of business law, contract law, laws and regulations with respect to the sale of goods services and related legal concepts, such as export compliance and intellectual property in a cross-jurisdictional context, including practical application in a business environment.
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Highly effective verbal and written communication skills (including presentation skills) and excellent interpersonal skills within a multinational organization and multicultural environment.
  • Customer Service and Teamwork: Strong commitment to customer service and ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.
  • Solid Risk Assessment Skills

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Law
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in house review of commercial contracts for large-scale projects
  • Prefer candidates with Corporate experience
  • Strong communication skills in (oral and written) English
  • Must have business sense, can work under pressure
  • Prefer candidates who demonstrate leadership skills and potential for advancement.