regional legal executive in Kuala Lumpur

nereshpal ganapathy, randstad
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kuala lumpur, wilayah persekutuan
banking & financial services
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4 years
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nereshpal ganapathy, randstad
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about the company
Randstad is a global leader in the HR services industry, with Asia-Pacific operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Australia and New Zealand. Our Malaysia operations has been supporting people and organisations in realising their true potential, helping find the best permanent and contracting talent in accounting & finance, banking & financial services, construction & property, engineering, manufacturing, human resources, technologies, sales & marketing.

about the job
At Randstad, the legal team plays an important role in guiding the business and protecting the company. We are currently seeking a high calibre individual to join our team as Regional Legal Executive for Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong. The Regional Legal Executive will primarily support the legal review of commercial contracts for our operations in Malaysia, Singapore & Hong Kong, assist sales staff with client negotiations, and maintain a central repository of contractual documentation for record keeping purposes.

Key Responsibilities.

  • Timely and efficient review/drafting of commercial contracts and associated documentation in accordance with Randstad’s policies & procedures
  • Ensuring that risks assumed in commercial arrangements are in line with accepted Group Legal – Holdings requirements
  • Assist with contract management and commercial negotiations
  • Maintaining a central repository of contractual documentation for recordkeeping purposes
  • Assisting with advice on local legal requirements for our Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong operations
  • Identify and provide a report on new laws applicable to Randstad’s operations in Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong
  • Undertake liaison with internal management, staff, legal professionals, and others as appropriate
  • Carry out such additional duties as may reasonably be required by Randstad from time to time
  • Undertake all activities for or on behalf of the organisation in line with the Randstad Values, Business Principles and Code of Conduct

Key requirements

  • Law degree (professional legal qualification is an added advantage).
  • Good knowledge of contract law, and corporate/commercial law.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Experience level: 1-3 years. Previous experience in corporate/commercial law background (whether inhouse/law firm) is an added advantage.
  • Candidates should be highly motivated, independent, and resourceful.
  • Ability to work in a team.

What’s on offer The successful candidate will:

  • Be part of Randstad’s dynamic legal team
  • Gain international exposure from supporting contract review and providing legal advice to Randstad’s operations in Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong
  • Have opportunities to collaborate with Randstad’s legal team covering Australia & New Zealand
  • Be trained and mentored with an individual development plan
  • Enjoy great office culture with company social activities.

We call it Great People, Great Opportunities, are you up for the challenge? If so, click on the link or email Sarah Kate your application at


contract law, and corporate/commercial law


Law degree (professional legal qualification is an added advantage).

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree