Senior Legal Associate

Senior Legal Associate
Your new company
You will be working for a reputable market-leader within the investment industry who is looking for a legal associate to be based in Kuala Lumpur. With an aggressive growth plan and the vision to become a better leader in its field, it continues to gain market share over its competitors. They handle investments across SEA with a primary focus on Singapore and Thailand.

Your new role
Report to the Head of Legal. Your primary responsibility is to manage and execute a range of
  • Legal documentation for DAPE deals (investments and exits, privatizations, as well as financing workstream) in SEA region, alongside external deal counsels
  • Key liaison between partners / deal team and external deal counsels, to ensure that standard DAPE position / bespoke deal considerations are reflected in deal documentation
  • Legal work stream for fundraising (including preparation, review and negotiation of subscription agreement, limited partnership agreement, side letters) alongside external fund counsels
  • Support legal work stream relating to a private equity fund (e.g. drawdown notices, distribution notices, interpretation of limited partnership agreement, advisory committee meetings etc.)
  • To advise, draft, review, negotiate agreements on a day-to-day basis (NDAs, portfolio company agreements, internal shareholders agreement, service provider agreements, ad-hoc deal documentation drafting and negotiation)
  • Support compliance initiatives and trainings

What you'll need to succeed
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with a minimum second upper
  • Ideally at least 5 years PQE in Tier 1 law firm
  • Specialised in M&A or Corporate practice
  • Motivated and disciplined individual to manage transaction work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent time management to meet extremely demanding timelines for multiple ongoing deals
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Detailed oriented
  • Outstanding interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Familiarity with Private Equity in house or in Public Practice

What you need to do now
Click ‘apply now’ if you are interested in this role. For further details or a confidential discussion on other opportunities in legal industry, please contact Nurqamilla Amirudin at Hays on +603 2786 8660 or email

At Hays, we value diversity and are passionate about placing people in a role where they can flourish and succeed. We actively engage people from diverse background to apply. #1232103


Job Type
Banking & Financial Services

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Nurqamilla Amirudin, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Kuala Lumpur
Level 26, Menara 3, Petronas

Telephone: +60327868600

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