Halliburton Malaysia Kuala Lumpur: Compliance Counsel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Malaysia Kuala Lumpur: Compliance Counsel

Date: Feb 21, 2017

Location: Kuala Lumpur, 14, MY, 50400

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The successful candidate will be an experienced attorney responsible for advising the company on complex legal issues related to business activities, and will act as a company advocate and advisor with respect to legal matters in one or more substantive areas of law. Will interpret the intent of laws and judicial decisions, and apply them to specific circumstances as applicable to company business. Will communicate with vendors, customers, and internal clients of the company and manage outside counsel with assistance from a supervising attorney.


Working in the Global Ethics & Compliance Practice Group within Halliburton’s Law Department and with other lawyers in Houston and around the world, you will be responsible for independently providing international compliance advice, guidance, and training to Halliburton’s business operations. The successful candidate will support operations in the Asia-Pacific region on diverse regulatory compliance issues as a member of Halliburton’s Regional Compliance Counsel group. Specifically, the candidate will undertake a wide range of responsibilities, primarily involving the Company’s Code of Business Conduct (COBC), including, but not limited to, the following subject-matter areas: anti-bribery and corruption (ABC), fraud, antitrust, employment law, financial integrity, data privacy, international trade, gifts/hospitality, and charitable and political activities. The Regional Compliance Counsel will also oversee and perform risk-based due diligence associated with Halliburton agents and third party vendors in the Asia-Pacific region. The position will involve oversight of internal investigations and management of outside counsel. Knowledge of and experience working with international anti-corruption and anti-bribery laws, including the FCPA, UK Bribery Act, and similar Asia-Pacific laws would be a distinct advantage. Sound legal experience and a calm, confident, and practical solutions oriented approach are required. The position also requires strong presentation skills and a team player mentality, with the ability to interact effectively and cooperatively at all levels in the Halliburton organization, including with clients, lawyers (in-house and in private practice), staff, and other professionals. Travel within the Asia-Pacific region and globally will be required.


  • Law degree and authorization to work as an attorney in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia or Singapore

  • Minimum of 3 years related experience

  • Bar member in good standing

  • Knowledge of and experience with international compliance, particularly anti-corruption laws and practice

  • English fluency


  • Multi-lingual candidates will receive enhanced consideration.

  • Prior experience in the anti-bribery and corruption practice area.

  • Experience with business transactions.

  • Experience working for a multinational company or representation of a multinational company.

  • Prior in house experience extremely helpful.


• Position reports to the Vice President and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer overseeing the Global Ethics & Compliance Group in Houston, who reports to the Executive Vice President and General Counsel in Houston.

• Position will sit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (preferred) or Singapore, with extensive regional and global travel required.

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Lvl 10, 199 Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, 50400, Malaysia

Job Details

Requisition Number: 26903

Experience Level: Experienced Hire

Job Family: Support Services

Product Service Line: Legal

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Compensation Information

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.