Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

The Paralegal will report to the Managing Counsel for Malaysia & Indonesia (MC). The primary focus of the role will be to provide paralegal support to the MC as well as working alongside other lawyers to support a wide variety of general support for the Downstream & Renewables (D&R) business in Malaysia.


  • The primary scope of work includes, among others, drafting and reviewing formal notices, compliance letters, filing and database management
  • Coordinate with the external company secretary on the corporate secretarial administrative support
  • Manage administrative support for disputes and litigation matters
  • Collaborate with business colleagues in the administration of the land titles for D&R business
  • Monitor relevant legal developments and communicate these to the Shell Malaysia Legal team, leadership teams, relevant businesses and functions
  • Research and prepare notes on legal issues in support of the lawyers
  • Exercise independent judgment and decision making with respect to a diverse range of paralegal duties
  • Act as an intermediary between the IT function and Legal where needed to ensure access to and use of the technology platform in a timely manner
  • Handle commercially sensitive material and confidential information on a routine basis
  • Interact with internal business colleagues and external counsel and third parties to transmit and acquire information, usually of a confidential nature
  • Functional Site Owner for Legal Sharepoint and super-user for all Legal IT platforms.


This position requires an energetic and motivated individual who enjoys working within a team. The successful candidate should have the ability to simultaneously balance multiple tasks. The position requires:

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, and possessing the self-starting motivation to proactively look for ways to support the team and add value;
  • Possessing knowledge of department, business unit and company operations, organization and procedures;
  • Knowledge of the Malaysian legal and regulatory system, legal concepts and phraseology;
  • Display strong initiative and creativity in terms of improving and changing work processes;
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and resilient individual with ability to help foster a high performing team;
  • Ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines.


  • A university degree in Law or relevant diploma or other equivalent certification.
  • A professional, fast-learning and enthusiastic individual with strong organizational skills and a meticulous attention to and is keen in developing experience working in a global role that is exposed to multiple businesses.
  • Fluent and proficient English speaking and writing skills.
  • Three year's experience as a paralegal or equivalent role (preferably as a part of in-house legal team or in a law firm);
  • Skills in document review - checking clause references, formatting, pagination, suggesting removal of redundant information
  • A confident user of Sharepoint document management system, and main Microsoft applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

Shell has been a partner in powering Malaysia’s progress since 1891 when we established our first depot in the Straits Settlements. Today, we are an integrated energy company comprising Upstream, Downstream, Integrated Gas and New Energies, Projects & Technology, and Shell Business Operations. Shell Malaysia aims to be the leading energy player in the country, powering Malaysia’s future with cleaner, innovative, and competitive energy solutions.

  • Upstream

More than a century, Shell has been operating and we continue to extract and deliver oil and gas efficiently, profitably, and in environmentally friendly and socially responsible ways to meet evolving customer needs and the growing demand for energy.

  • Downstream

With over 950 service stations, Shell has the leading market share in the fuels retailing business in Malaysia. In Malaysia, we make and sell more than 600 different lubricants for the automotive sector, heavy-duty transport, food processing and power generation. We are the lubricants market leader in Sabah and Sarawak.

  • Integrated Gas, Renewables and Energy Solutions

Shell set out its Powering Progress strategy, which we aim to deliver through our three business pillars of Growth, Transition and Upstream. The Growth Pillar includes our Marketing and Renewables & Energy Solutions businesses and focuses on working with our customers to accelerate the transition to net-zero emissions. One of our achievement, Sarawak onshore: World’s first commercial GTL plant (SMDS)

  • Project & Technology

As P&T, we exist to make the delivery of Shell’s strategy and the growth of our company possible. P&T works collaboratively and in an integrated way with its business partners, to deliver value for our customers, and for Shell.

  • An Innovative Place to Work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

  • An Inclusive & Progressive Place to Work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential.

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we’ll take it from there.
  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • A Rewarding Place to Work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.