Senior Lawyer
 
JOB TITLE: Senior Lawyer
EMPLOYER: Ekvita LLC DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2021-10-05 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2021-11-04

Senior Lawyer

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
• 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:

• Master’s degree (LL.M) is a must. Ideal candidate would have LL.M from a foreign university
• Preferably 3-5 years of law firm experience or alternatively 5 years of in-house (corporate) experience in a company with diverse set of activities
• Litigation experience and attorney license is a must
• Work background with government offices is an asset
• Fluency in Russian

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 Russian (both written and spoken); English would be 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
• Medical insurance at a reputable insurance company will be provided
• Bonuses may be offered depending on the annual billing time (to be discussed and agreed)
• Good training opportunities both locally and overseas
• Interest-free long term loans may also be provided to help finance legal education (to be agreed)
• Employees will also be eligible to get loans from local bank based on terms agreed with such banks

Interested candidates are requested to submit their resumes to hr@ekvita.com

Only candidates who noted vacancy name in the subject line (Senior Lawyer) will be considered.

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