Legal Associate seeking work in the United Kingdom

I am a First Class Honours Law graduates who was formerly under a full academic scholarship. 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 years, I have developed a multitude of skills and legal knowledge across different areas of law through my pupillage, internships, paralegal and volunteer work. I take pride in the quality of my work as can be seen through my academic performance (my results increased every year), my legal work and experiences. I am incredibly hardworking, able to work in a team and also take on leadership roles. I look forward to learning from seasoned professionals and respected colleagues whilst contributing to the company/firm.
Serial No: 149598
Skills keywords: drafting legal opinion, legal advice, legal research, legal writing, paralegal
List Of Qualifications & Related Skills:

Bar Professional Training Course (very competent on first sitting)

Master of 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.

Bachelor of Law (LLB) Hons - First Class Honours

ADR-ODR International Accredited Civil - Commercial Mediator

Interests & Hobbies:

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

Previous Employment Details:

Trainee Solicitor in Zaid Ibrahim & Co
Completed my pupillage 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 and Moet Hennessy Diageo (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. Officially admitted as an advocate & solicitor of the High Court of Malaya on 17th December 2021.

Intern at Trowers & Hamlin
Conducted legal research on the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 for British Nationals whose families were present on the fight and wishes 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 (Advocate and Solicitors)
Drafted commercial 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 in chief of defendants and claimants in litigation cases and shadowed senior barristers in court for various civil and criminal litigatious matters.

Current location:  Comunidad de Madrid, 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