Position Legal Counsel
Work Location Kuala Lumpur
Date Posted Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Since its establishment in 1975, the AmBank Group has emerged as a leading banking group in Malaysia offering an extensive range of financial services to a broad range of clients in meeting both their strategic and financial objectives. Our services include investment banking, business banking, retail banking, treasury & markets business, broking, insurance, fund management, offshore banking, futures and options trading.

At AmBank Group, challenges are what we thrive on. Come discover the world of opportunities with us.



  • Render competent advice and opinions on legal issues pertaining to the Bank and the Group to best protect their interest and achieve their objectives without fear of exposure to significant financial loss and sanction by authorities

  • Provide input and assistance in connection with the development of policies and procedures designed to eliminate or minimize risks of breaches of regulatory requirements and of damage to the Bank's reputation
  • Actively support the Group Legal Head in the task of ensuring that the Bank/Group operate to the high standards of conduct and meet al regulatory and legal requirements so as to protect and enhance the reputation of the AmBank group with its customers and regulators to avoid significant financial losses
  • Review and comment on all or any legal documents to be executed by AmBank or the Group ensuring protection of interest and achieving the Bank's commercial purpose
  • Manage the Bank's portfolio of various legal issues or problems which have significant and direct impact on the Bank and/or the Group's business to ensure the Bank/Group's position and interests are safeguarded. This entails advising, directing and solving immediate problems encountered in daily operations, lending, debt recovery, loan surveillance, etc.
  • Secure early involvement with the business in the design and structuring of new products and systems, so that they conform to regulatory requirements and internal standards

  • Candidate must possess at least a bachelor's Degree in Law
  • At least 7 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position
  • Thorough knowledge of general banking procedures and the technical intricacies of specialised products and systems of the relation functional business
  • Meticulous and strong analytical legal skills
  • Sound and dependable judgment on legal issues
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to interact with people at all levels

Interested candidates are invited to apply online.




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