GENERAL COUNSEL – TMT (KUALA LUMPUR,, MALAYSIA)

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GENERAL COUNSEL

TMT / CONTENT

BASED IN KUALA LUMPUR HEAD OFFICE, MALAYSIA

Our client is seeking a General Counsel to join their evolving business and lead them through a time of significant transformational change.

The business is the region’s leading content and consumer company in the TV, Digital and radio space. They service 23 million individuals across 5.7 million households.

With growth plans and a 3 year strategy in place, they are looking for an accomplished GC to help shape their legal strategy.

During this period of transformation, activities will include:

  • Potential M&A as they look to be a content aggregator, particularly in the SE Asia region.
  • Creating new deals with other content providers (Netflix, Disney+, Apple, HBO) that will enter the region.
  • Renegotiating existing deals with content providers.
  • Entering into new contracts / sourcing new providers for their major IT systems, CRM, Billing etc.
  • Re-shaping and defining the legal team.
  • Taking a tough stance on piracy.

You will have at least 10 years’ PQE and be a qualified solicitor (UK/EU). The business requires a strong leader who can set up the legal department and build a successful practice. You will need to have prior experience of change management and realigning processes, procedures and human resource.

You will have commercial/corporate experience with a strong TMT background and demonstrable expertise in content. You will be an excellent communicator and have natural gravitas.

Reporting to the CEO, you will sit with the senior management team and oversee a sizeable legal team.

There will be some travel (which is not significant).

The business is fast paced but has flexible working as well as highly competitive remuneration levels and benefits. This is a great opportunity to influence the change of a business from the ground up whilst living in a country that offers a great quality of life.

The interview process will commence in February.

Job Reference: 2159

Salary: Negotiable

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

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PQE: 10+,Head of Legal/ General Counsel

Vacancy type: In House,General Counsel,Head of Legal

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