Lawyer (Legal Drafting and Regulatory Compliance)
JOB TITLE: Lawyer (Legal Drafting and Regulatory Compliance)
EMPLOYER: Company DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-17 LAST UPDATED: 2018-05-17 DEADLINE: 2018-06-16

Position: Lawyer

Specialization: Legal Drafting and Regulatory Compliance

A reputable law firm is looking for a Lawyer with a previous experience in projects/positions involving legislative drafting (drafting new legal acts (laws, regulations, rules) or amendments thereto) and regulatory compliance.

Key Responsibilities

• Conduct legal analyses on a range of issues relating to commercial (business) law, identify legal issues research relevant procedures, and propose appropriate practical solutions
• Draft, review, negotiate and finalize legal documents on various matters or practice areas
• Draft, based on provided examples legal acts (laws, regulations, rules, guidelines)
• If required provide short translations of legal texts.

Essential Qualifications and Experience

• Bachelor degree in law (LL. B) is must. 
• Master’s degree in law (LL.M) is an asset. Ideal candidate would have LL.M from a foreign university
• Preferably 2-3 years of law firm experience or alternatively 3 years of in-house (corporate) experience in a company with diverse set of activities
• A good knowledge of domestic laws is a must.

Communication Skills

• Effective listener - able to listen carefully and comprehend all given instructions
• Excellent writing and verbal communication skills – able to express ideas concisely, unambiguously and consistently

Analytical Skills

• Excellent demonstrated analytical skills; able to spot legal issues and risks in a given transaction
• Ability and maturity to make independent judgement
• Ability to do comprehensive legal research independently or with minimal supervision

Core Skills and Competencies

• A person with the right attitude, ambitious but with realistic in expectations
• High ethical and professional standards
• Ability to meet the tight deadlines and to work hard when necessary
• Fluency in Azerbaijani and English (both written and spoken); Russian would be an asset
• Effective computer literacy
• Ability to plan and organise work unsupervised
• Excellent team-player, respects and supports fellow colleagues
• Able to work directly with clients with minor supervision

Pay and Benefits

• Competitive salary will be offered to a good candidate based on skills and experience
• Stable, reliable, stress-free & friendly work environment
• Full medical insurance at a reputable insurance company will be provided 
• Good training opportunities both locally and overseas
• Interest-free long term loans may also be provided


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