Legal Counsel, Southeast Asia

Job Description

Full Time Kuala Lumpur Functional Departments Legal Job ID:4086

Update 2023-09-12

Job Description

About Us

Founded in 1999 and listed on NASDAQ in 2003 and HKEX in 2021, Group is a leading global travel service provider comprising of, Ctrip, Skyscanner, and Qunar.

Across its platforms, Group integrates travel resources from industry partners and helps travellers worldwide pursue the perfect trip with exceptional travel products and services.

We have four Customer Service Centres for established in Japan, Korea, the UK, and the Philippines, providing 24/7 customer service in 19 different languages.

We have more than 30,000 employees scattered across 30 countries in Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Oceania, striving to expand our global markets and aiming to be the world’s leading and most trusted family of online travel brands that aspire to deliver the perfect trip at the best price for every traveller.


The role entails managing legal and compliance matters pertaining to business expansion in Southeast Asia, necessitating strong coordination, adaptability, and comprehensive legal expertise.

In this Role, you’ll get to

  • Provide legal support for corporate governance, business operations, and personnel management of call centers and subsidiaries in Southeast Asia.  This includes assisting with company registration changes, qualification applications, daily operational contract reviews, and labor compliance consultations.
  • Conduct compliance assessments, draft, negotiate, and finalize terms and conditions, as well as commercial contracts for various products targeting the Southeast Asian market.
  • Assist in handling consumer disputes, litigation, and emergencies in Southeast Asia.
  • Establish and optimize legal systems and processes, while providing internal compliance training.
  • Drive the localization of global compliance projects and undertake other tasks assigned by the team.
What you'll Need to Succeed
  • A Bachelor's degree or above, having successfully passed the national judicial examination in any jurisdiction.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a law firm or company, with prior exposure to international assignments.
  • Possess proficiency in spoken and written English/Chinese, with the ability to handle legal affairs adeptly.  
  • Knowledge in Business Chinese is essential as group legal documents are in Mandarin.
  • Exhibit strong cross-team, cross-department communication, and organizational collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work and partner effectively within a complex matrix organization and across boundaries, embracing multi-cultural and multi-jurisdic tional practice;
  • Sense of ownership, proactive, inquisitive with appropriate attention to detail;
  • A solutions-focu sed mindset and excellent analytical and problem-solvin g skills, flexible thinking with delivery of pragmatic and compliant business solutions.
Why Group

We offer a stage to unleash your full potential and drive global impact. As an international team, we embrace an open and inclusive culture that supports and respect team members in and out of the workplace. Everyone is on a trip, whether it's a career trip or a life trip. At Group, you can define your own trip by setting a goal and celebrate your success by recognizing the progress you have made.

What’s more?

  • Our rapid business growth in global offers abundant career opportunities at various levels and in multiple functions
  • Internal transfer is encouraged, and global job rotation program enable you to pursue a global career path and make global impact
  • We provide learning opportunities to further your career in areas of leadership capability, soft skill and professional expertise.
  • We encourage flexible work arrangement
  • Have fun with company-sponsored greetings and activities at holidays, birthdays, and colorful team events.

Job Requirements


Additional Info

Company Activity

Last active - few hours ago

Job Specialisation

Law / Legal Services

RM 20.8K - RM 25K

Kuala Lumpur,


This job is no longer available