Foreign Lawyer

Luther Law Firm Limited
Myanmar
Full Time
Posted
5 days ago

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing legal and regulatory advice on the structuring of investments into Myanmar
  • Review and drafting of commercial contracts and agreements
  • Transaction-related assistance and advice (e.g. due diligence, etc.)
  • Provision of timely legal advice and guidance to multinational investors, MNCs and SMEs, international organizations, embassies and local conglomerates to minimize legal risk while helping them accomplish their goals
  • Legal research and presentations

Requirements:

  • Strong academic record, a degree in law and licensed to practice / admitted to the bar in your home jurisdiction
  • Professional newcomer or 1-2 years’ work experience as a lawyer
  • Fluent in English (oral and written) with exceptional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate complex legal issues in a simple way to non-lawyers and deliver business-centric advice and solutions
  • Fast thinker and quick learner, able to familiarize yourself quickly with a new (legal) environment and eager to keep abreast of the increasingly changing legislation of Myanmar
  • Team player with strong communication skills and client service focus - reliable, flexible, helpful and willing to work beyond and outside regular hours as needed to serve the needs of the client  and an ability to build rapport with clients
  • Strong time management and multitasking skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and clients simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities and deadlines 
  • Able to work independently and autonomously, willing to take accountability and ownership of difficult and unfamiliar issues by displaying initiative, resourcefulness and confidence under limited supervision
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with the ability to grasp relevant issues quickly within a commercial context, balanced by an entrepreneurial mindset and sound business judgment with a practical, solution-oriented and common-sense approach

Preference:

  • European bar admission
  • Knowledge of Common Law 
  • Knowledge of Taxation

Application Requirements:

  • Resume
  • One- or two-page cover letter that addresses at least the following subjects: why you are drawn to this position, and aspects of your background that demonstrate competence to work with diverse clients and colleagues in a developing market
  • Salary history and requirements
  • Two professional or academic references

Contact
Luther Law Firm Limited
Alexander Bohusch
alexander.bohusch@luther-lawfirm.com