Job Vacancy

Legal Executive / Senior Executive (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Bruno Poh
This position is posted by Bruno Poh
Job Position
Legal Executive / Senior Executive (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Job Duration
Permanent - From January 2020
Job Requirements

You should have met the following criteria: –

  • Relevant Diploma or Degree or currently preparing for the bar;
  • Law diploma or degree good-to-have but not mandatory;
  • 1-3 years relevant working experience;
  • Experience in legal support services is a plus but not mandatory;
  • Able to work full-time (40 hours per week); and
  • Have a good understanding of legal principles.

Ideally, you would possess the following traits: –

  • A good sense of humour;
  • A strong interest in general in-house legal work;
  • Interest in building and understanding the relationships between business units and legal;
  • Interest in international work exposure;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • A good team player, organised, detail-oriented, proactive, independent and self-motivated;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Be efficient and well-organised;
  • Able to work under pressure;
  • Hands-on computer skills;
  • Good presentation skills; and
  • Professional proficiency in Bahasa, Thai, Vietnamese, or Mandarin is a plus

If you are passionate about risk management, the future of work, global payment processing, and technology, and how you can contribute to building an assured future for all, make an application to Lyte Ventures today.

Scope of Work

Together, the Legal, Risk, and Compliance Team is responsible for the legal and compliance aspects of Lyte Ventures’ operations across all the countries where Lyte Ventures has a local presence.

Responsibilities: –

  • Co-ordinate with Singapore Legal Team on legal and regulatory matters;
  • Prepare materials for training employees based in Malaysia;
  • Assist with legal research on Malaysian and international regulatory matters to drive implementation;
  • Support all legal-related matters including localised template creation and management;
  • Legal work will relate to the fields of employment law, competition law, intellectual property law, corporate law, technology- related contracts, and data protection; and
  • Support in corporate administrative work and corporate secretarial matters including liaising with local teams, external lawyers, external corporate secretarial services in the implementation, coordination and management of group-wide corporate projects.

This role will report to the Head of Legal and Compliance (based in Singapore).

Job Highlights

Lyte Ventures’ Legal Team carries out the following duties: –

  • Legal due diligence;
  • Contractual drafting and review;
  • Legal process set-up and management;
  • Shareholder, investor, and stakeholder engagement;
  • Legal advisory function to Lyte group of companies;
  • Engagement with external law firms; and
  • Engagement with licensing authorities.

Working with us provides you the opportunity to: –

  • Learn through hands-on experience;
  • Adapt in a fast-paced team environment supporting other teams;
  • Work with Lyte Ventures’ team on corporate, commercial, technology, financial services, and intellectual property matters;
  • Meet and engage directly with clients, regulators, associates, external counsels, and foreign investors; and
  • To gain a better understanding of your interest and suitability with the fintech industry and in-house work.

We offer: –

  • Real responsibility from day one (maybe two);
  • Competitive compensation;
  • Employee benefits;
  • An open, collaborative community of learners;
  • Regular company and team events; and
  • Professional guidance and mentorship.
Job Application

Email your CV and cover letter to careers@lyteventures.com.