Senior Lawyer
JOB TITLE: Senior Lawyer
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

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

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