Legal Associate seeking work in the United Kingdom

I am currently available for work
" I am a First Class Honours Law graduate who was formerly under a full academic scholarship (achieved by attaining the top 5 highest results in the HELP University 2015 cohort). I was called to the Bar of England and Wales (unregistered) in 2018 and the Bar of Malaya as an advocate and solicitor in 2021. Over the last few years, I have developed a multitude of skills and legal knowledge across different areas of law through my pupillage, internships, paralegal and volunteer experiences. I'm extremely comfortable pushing myself to achieve quality results and take pride in the work I produce. I am incredibly hardworking and able to work in a team and/or take on leadership roles. I look forward to learning from seasoned professionals and respected colleagues whist contributing to the company/firm. "
Serial No: 121641

Skills keywords: drafting legal opinion, legal advice, legal research, legal writing, paralegal
List Of Qualifications:

Master of Laws - LLM, Law
LLM Title: Anti-corruption regimes in the UK and Malaysia: a comparison of the UK Bribery Act 2010 and the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009. Highlighted Malaysia's most recent political scandal at the time; the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) Scandal and the failure of the Malaysian Regulatory System.

Bar Professional Training Course (Very Competent in a single sitting)
Called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2018.

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Hons - First Class Honours
Recipient of the UWE - HELP Partnership Full Academic Scholarship by achieving the top 5 highest results in the HELP University 2015 cohort.

Completed 40-hour Civil - Commercial Mediation Training Programme with ADR-ODR International and was accredited by the Civil Mediation Council of the UK as an International Accredited Civil - Commercial Mediator.

Interests & Hobbies:

Diving - Certified PADI Open Water Diver
Hiking - Climbed Mount Kinabalu (the tallest mountain in South East Asia)
Yoga - Spent a month in Isha Yoga Centre, India learning Classical Hatha Yoga from Yogis
Baking - Attended baking lessons from ABC Cooking Studio Japan (Malaysian Branch)

Previous Employment Details:

Trainee Associate at Zaid Ibrahim & Co.
Pupil-in-Chamber in Malaysia's largest and leading law firm under Mr Loo Tatt King, partner, head of the Banking and Finance Department and IFLR 1000 recipient in 2020 for Banking Law. Notable clients that I have assisted in advising include Bank of America (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd, Bloomberg (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Alibaba Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Morgan Stanley, Nestle (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Chanel (Kuala Lumpur) Sdn Bhd and Moet Hennessy Diageo (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd.

Internship at Trowers and Hamlins
Conducted legal research on the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 for British Nationals whose families were present on the flight and wished to seek compensation within the Malaysian Jurisdiction. Introduced to International Arbitration conduct from the Middle East (Qatar) through a case study of an agency commission claim brought by a Qatar claimant against a Japanese corporate defendant.

Paralegal in Messrs. Lai & U (Advocates & Solicitors)
Drafted tenancy agreements and sales and purchase agreements. Conducted legal research on private law proceedings in relation to children (parental responsibility) & division of assets after divorce proceedings (financial relief). Assisted in the cross-examination and examination and chief of defendants and claimants in litigation cases and shadowed senior barristers in court for various civil and criminal litigious matters.

Current location: Canary Islands, Spain - View on map
Nationality: Malaysian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  legal, Banking Insurance and Financial Services, education and training
Spoken languages: english, Indonesian, Malay, mandarin, spanish
Location I am interested in working: United Kingdom