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Senior Lawyer (12+ PQE)

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SENIOR LAWYER (12 years PQE minimum) Location: District 1, Ho Chi Minh City Fully on-site

Our client, a highly respected international law practice and 1st tier in its country of origin, is seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Lawyer to join their dynamic team in Ho Chi Minh City.

What you'll do:
* Provide legal support and advisory to clients according to the standards of the firm on various matters including, but not limited to, cross border investments (FDI), commercial law, M&A, labor law, employment law, M&A, banking and finance, infrastructure, real estate and more.

* Manage legal projects independently by leading and supervising Associates and reporting directly to clients

* Perform other legal and management tasks as assigned by Managing Partner

* Train junior lawyers in practical and theoretical aspects of transactional and advisory work

* Control the output quality of legal advice and other work products of the firm

* Liaise with relevant authorities for licensing and other external affairs activities as needed

* Develop the firm’s business and professional practice through business development activites (e.g. taking part in networking event to represent the firm).

What you bring:
* Certified graduate from a renowned Vietnamese university in Vietnam
* Lawyer qualification certificate/bar admission from Vietnam (foreign education and qualification are a plus but Vietnamese qualification is mandatory)
* Knowledge and experience in various legal fields including complex cross-border matters
* Excellent oral and written skills in English and Vietnamese
* Ability to manage team members/junior lawyers in assigned projects
* Ability to work in an international multi-cultural team
* High sense of responsibility and ownership

What sets this company apart:
Our client is an international law practice that prides itself on its multicultural team and cross-jurisdictional disciplines. Their clients come from a wide spectrum of industries and businesses, including multinational companies, listed corporations, financial institutions, well-known European SMEs, embassies, and non-profit organisations. As the firm is quite recent in Vietnam, you will have the possibility to contribute greatly to its development and grow the team.

What's next:
Ready for the next step in your legal career? Apply now online or contact Estelle Palandjian at estelle.palandjian@robertwalters.com.vn with your CV.
You can also refer a friend if you think he/she would be the right fit.

Due to the high volume of applications we are experiencing, our team will only be in touch with you if your application is shortlisted.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: Private Practice

Industry: /ind/private-practice

Salary: to be discussed

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Ho Chi Minh City

Job Reference: N0VFFY-12BEBFFE

Date posted: 05 July 2024

Consultant: Estelle Palandjian

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