Job Openings Contracts Lawyer - Financial Services | 3-5 PQE| MY

About the job Contracts Lawyer - Financial Services | 3-5 PQE| MY

MALAYSIA - Contracts Lawyer Opportunity

YUZU - Adaptable Resourcing for Modern Demands:

In response to the dynamic business landscape, Star Anise introduces YUZU Flexible Resourcing in Hong Kong and SEA, an innovative solution that enhances client services by connecting them with carefully vetted external attorneys and legal support professionals.

Primary Objective:

YUZU is actively seeking a mid-level Malaysia-based and Malaysia-qualified Commercial Lawyer with experience working in the financial services sector who is readily available to undertake upcoming client assignments. In this role, you will support our international banking clients, playing a crucial part in their banking and finance legal operations.

Some opportunities may enable the successful applicant to work remotely or in a hybrid work environment.

We welcome your interest and engagement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate, review, and draft a wide range of commercial and procurement contracts, including but not limited to, transaction contracts, vendor agreements, licensing agreements, and service agreements.
  • Analyze legal documents, identify risks, and provide actionable recommendations to internal stakeholders.
  • Maintain a well-organized contract repository, ensuring that all contracts comply with regulatory requirements and internal policies.
  • Contribute to the development and enhancement of contract templates and legal processes to streamline contract management.
  • Stay updated about legal and regulatory developments relevant to commercial and procurement contracts in the financial sector.
  • Provide support in resolving contract-related issues, disputes, and inquiries.
  • Manage administrative tasks related to contract management, including meticulous record-keeping and efficient document retrieval.


  • Law degree and a current legal license.
  • Between 3-5 years of post qualified experience as a commercial lawyer in a reputable law firm acting for financial services clients or a major financial institution 
  • Demonstrable experience of working on large scale commercial contracts or procurement contract reviews for financial institutions is essential.
  • Strong understanding of contract negotiation, regulatory frameworks, and industry best practices.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in contract management, record-keeping, and document management.
  • Effective teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic legal environment.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation, growth opportunities, and a flexible work environment.

YUZU is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals with diverse experiences and backgrounds.