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MAKING A DIFFERENCE THROUGH THE PRACTICE OF LAW

If you believe Life is exciting and fun, and your career should reward you in things that matter, so do we.

If you believe you should bring out your best potential, so do we.

We value good attitude, teamwork, talent and excellent client service capabilities in our people. We believe that in our team, none of us is smarter than all of us.

If you are committed, seek to acquire leadership, teambuilding and practice development skills alongside legal practice skills, we will be delighted to guide and train you in the right direction, and we welcome you to join our team in our journey of making a difference through the practice of law.

A Teaching Law Firm

We are a teaching law firm with longstanding teaching, training, visiting internship and/or research collaborations with universities and research institutions in Asia, including Centre of Legal Dynamics For Advanced Market Societies (CDAMS), Kobe University and Kyoto Comparative Law Centre of Japan, Southwest University of Political Science and Law and East China University of Political Science and Law.

Positions

Current Opportunities

Successful candidates will be exposed to various types of properties and land / building sale transactions, transactions involving foreigners / PLC etc. as well as mixed development projects and corporate conveyancing work and must have experience in leading a team of lawyers and support staff.

  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Requirement: Minimum 6 years PQE.

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We always have exciting opportunities for talented, promising and enthusiastic lawyers who are looking to advance their career and to gain hands-on experience in a thriving and supportive work place.

These exciting positions offer opportunity to progress into a higher role.

  • Requirement: At least 2 years PQE.  Experience in attending to corporate finance projects, corporate transactions and corporate advisory work in a fast-paced environment.

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We are recruiting pupils with excellent attitude who have passion to work in Corporate/Commercial.

Requirements: Successful pupils will be placed in our teams of Corporate/Commercial lawyers and have the opportunity to work alongside the lawyers on initial public offerings (IPO), M&A  and restructuring transactions, compliance and regulatory work, fund raising in the capital market and general advisory and commercial matters.

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Successful candidates will be exposed to legal research, drafting and legal analysis, identifying and preparing documents for automated document assembly, managing transaction precedents, templates, memoranda and practice notes, providing academic and technical legal input for the preparation of memoranda, articles, legal commentaries, client briefings, newsflashes and other marketing materials, managing, developing and updating the maintained Know How database for the applicable service lines, with an associated precedent bank, drafting notes, policies and guidance, monitoring legal developments, in particular laws and regulations, significant case law & doctrine and report to the lawyers team.

  • Number of Vacancies:2
  • Requirement:2 years PQE.  LLB or CLP preferred.

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International Internship Program

We also run internship programs for foreign students and lawyers around the world, including a successful internship program for law students from Kobe University, Kansai University, Southwest University of Political Science & Law and East China University of Political Science and Law.

You are welcome to enquire by writing to recruitment@jlpw.com.my


Secondment Opportunities

  • Secondment to affiliated offices
  • Secondment to clients

The Pupillage Experience

- Peggy

- Maxine

- Alvin

- Joey

- Loon

- Irene

- Rylin

- Wy Keat

The Internship Experience

- Boda, Japan

- Kobayashi, Japan

- Chen, China

- Wu, China

- Zou, China

- Haas, Germany

- Hao, China