Employment and Migration Lawyer
 
JOB TITLE: Employment and Migration Lawyer
EMPLOYER: Ekvita LLC DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2019-11-25 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2019-12-25



Position: Employment and Migration Lawyer

Key Responsibilities

• Have extensive knowledge of labor and migration legislation and working knowledge of the legal principles that govern the employer-employee relationship and migration issues;
• Experience on working with internal HR policies, including, Staff Handbook, recruitment policies, HR guidelines;
• Advise clients about their employment rights while recommending legal action, mediate between employees and employers, and represent clients in employment related negotiations;
• Advise clients about migration requirements for expatriates travelling to Azerbaijan for business/work purposes, inform about the existing risks and represent the clients before migration authorities;
• Conduct legal analyses on a range of issues relating to employment and migration law, identify legal issues, research relevant procedures, and propose appropriate practical solutions;
• Review client documents for adherence to legal policies and procedures;
• Draft, review, negotiate and finalize legal documents on various matters or practice areas.

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 3-5 years of in-house (corporate) experience in a company with diverse set of activities (ideal candidate would have two to five years of employment and migration law related experience)

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 judgment;
• 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 organize work unsupervised
• Excellent team-player, respect and support 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 after probation
• Good training opportunities both locally and overseas
• Interest-free long term loans may also be provided

Interested candidates are requested to submit their resumes to hr@ekvita.com by 03 December 2019.
Only candidates who noted vacancy name in the subject line (Employment & Migration Lawyer) will be considered.

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