Attorney/Legal Consultant

Position: Attorney/Legal Consultant
Office: Vientiane
Role: Legal
Description

Position Summary:

The firm seeks a motivated and experienced Attorney to join our fast-growing Vientiane office.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Advising clients on a broad range of matters, according to the laws and regulations of the relevant jurisdiction.
  • Reviewing and analyzing newly assigned and existing matters, in order to provide an appropriate legal representation until the matter is concluded.
  • Drafting all necessary documents to provide legal representation to clients, and directing them through the appropriate office procedures to produce final documents.
  • Performing necessary legal research using all available resources, including libraries and computer data systems.
  • Preparing, reviewing, and handling all types of corporate, investment, and commercial-related agreements, including, but not limited to, joint venture agreements, shareholder agreements, merger and acquisition agreements, and other ancillary agreements, including IP matters.
  • Advising and communicating regularly with clients regarding the status of their matters while effectively conducting negotiations, when appropriate, to resolve matters on behalf of clients.
  • Handling cases independently from initiation through completion.
  • Formulating legal strategies, providing legal opinions and analytical responses to clients’ requests for legal advice, and acting as the primary point of contact for clients.
  • Developing a business network and performing assigned administrative matters, including billing and collection of fees for legal work performed.

Qualifications:

  • Postgraduate level of education in law.
  • Preferably at least 2 years of post-qualification experience in general law practice in Laos. Experience in more than one jurisdiction would be an advantage.
  • Fluency in English and excellent English writing skills.
  • Excellent analytical, drafting, communication, and research skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving ability.
  • Strong commitment to client service.
  • Proven record of success in identifying and capturing new business opportunities in the legal field.
  • Strong case and client management skills.
  • Willingness to travel as needed.

Please send the CV to:  [email protected]