Civil Engineering


Kuala Lumpur

Company Description
Our Client is a Leading Public Listed Infrastructure Engieering & Construction Company

General Manager, Legal & Corporate Secretarial


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Job Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Special Requirements:


CV Offer: USD210
Contact Offer: USD70
CV Offer: USD1050
Contact Offer: USD210
Posting Date: 07-19-2023
Expiry Date: 06-30-2024



  • This position is responsible for managing and supervising all Legal and Company Secretarial affairs across the Group of Companies.   


  • Provide legal advice and counsel to the Board of Directors, all levels of Management, employees and stakeholders of the organisation affecting the Company's operations, and governance and advice on legal risks and implications of business arrangements, to support strategic and operational decision-making.                                                
  • To advise on compliance with legislation, rules and regulations of statutory bodies, in particular, the Companies Act 2016, the Main Market Listing Requirements of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Malaysia”) and the Securities Commission. 
  • To work closely with the Company Secretary in support of the handling of the full spectrum of corporate secretarial duties including the drafting and review of Board Papers, Circular Resolutions, Minutes of Board and Board Committee Meetings, Annual Reports and Announcements to Bursa Malaysia.
  • To participate in negotiating, structuring and drafting, analysing, preparing and reviewing of various types of agreements in relation to a vast range of commercial transactions, consortiums, collaborations and joint ventures, managing end-to-end legal documentation in relation to divestment of shares and assets, mergers and acquisitions. 
  • To provide in-house legal support in relation to conveyancing transactions, the Group’s debt and equity financing including managing end-to-end documentation to facilitate fulfilment of conditions precedent and conditions subsequent for the release and disbursement of banking facilities.
  • To assist in ensuring effective litigation and dispute resolution management through appointed advocates & external counsels and engage in discussions, assessment of potential disputes, review notices, applications, pleadings, statements, affidavits, claims and defense documents as well as appearance before courts and tribunals in co-ordination with appointed advocates & external counsels.                             
  • Provide legal support in relation to labor and employee issues at all levels and advise on disciplinary actions.
  • Manage legal and company secretarial compliance matters in jurisdictions outside Malaysia where the Company conducts business.
  • Handle external counsels for Intellectual Property matters, registration of trademarks, copyrights and patents.                   
  • Participate in enhancing best corporate practices and developing Group policies and procedures in respect of the day-to-day management of the business affairs of the Group of Companies, in line with internal controls and elements of check and balance as well as ensuring that the Group’s official policies and codes of conduct include environmental and social responsibility in support of a sustainable business environment. 


  • LLB degree, called to the Malaysian Bar or English Inns of Court
  • Optional: Post-graduate diploma, MBA or Masters in Legal Discipline, MAICSA and equivalent or other company secretarial qualification 
  • Minimum 7 years of experience as a practising legal counsel in Malaysia 
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience as In-house Legal Counsel in a PLC environment
  • Hands-on experience in corporate secretarial work.
  • Technical skills and competencies:-

Legal & Legislative Compliance

Legal Drafting

Corporate Secretarial & Governance

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Company & Contract Laws

Understanding of the Manufacturing Industry (optional)

  • Leadership
    • Possess a stable and calm temperament in dealing with the Board of Directors, Management, superiors, peers and subordinates while demonstrating independence in legal thought and a strong sense of ownership and accountability in carrying out work and functions based on good business ethics.
    • Strong language ability and English proficiency, excellent drafting skills, sound commercial acumen and strong understanding of corporate function and business operational matters.