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A finance company is looking to hire qualified individuals for the following role:

Manager Legal Affairs:

Objective of the position:

 The main purpose of the role will be to manage Legal matters in the Pakistan office, providing proactive high-quality advice and risk assessment, in compliance with Organization policies and external laws and regulations.

Qualification & Skills Required:

·         A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).

·         Strong negotiation, analytical, & interpersonal skills

·         Effective communication skills

·         Proactive in resolving issues

·         Proven ability to demonstrate strong Leadership skills and independent decision making

·         Goal-oriented & ready to accept greater responsibilities

·         Have the experience and competence to be able to perform his duties with a reasonable degree of empowerment

·         Able to interact and work with multidisciplinary teams

·         Able to handle the assigned affairs independently and delegate further effectively

·         Able to work under pressure while maintaining the quality of work experience:

·         A minimum of 5 years of work experience post-qualification

·     2-3 years of experience in working as an in-house counsel

·         Proven experience in managing and leading people

Job Description:

·         Able to independently handle litigation and related in-house operations of the company in addition to the following areas:

·         Oversee, review and/or prepare any/all general and specific specific contracts when directed.

·         Oversee litigation of the Company.

·         Advice on issues related to licensing and Regulator

·         Provide opinions and strategic advice to internal stakeholders on issues having legal implications.

·         Provide support and help decision-making process with respect to management’s decisions.

·         Should also be able to provide quality legal assistance in overall corporate matters including contracts

·         Able to promote teamwork within the department

·         Providing quality legal opinion to all departments across Organization including commercial, procurement, S&D, Finance, etc. when desired.

·         Legal research and advice on the impact of changing laws.

·         Analyzing legal prepositions under different scenarios and coming up with practical solutions.

·         Should be able to strongly advocate the company’s objectives/interest with external stakeholders.

·         To put efforts to minimize the company’s overall legal exposure and adopting a proactive approach in doing so.

·         To deal with government/regulatory bodies including PTA etc. on legal issues independently and ensure compliance thereof.

·         Vet, draft all franchise-related documents/contracts, and providing advice on all S&D related legal issues.

·         Should be able to deal with high profile cases and keeping management abreast of the same.

·         To provide advice on HR/labor law-related issues and Vet all contracts having any impact related to labor law.

·         Reviewing documents related to the acquisition of land drafting addendums and providing advice thereof.

·         Preparing legal notices and their replies.

·         Coordinate effectively with external lawyers with respect to legal cases.

·         To participate in different projects.

·         To protect the company and its employees from the issuance of any warrants and/or coercive measures being adopted by certain govt departments, in the best possible manner.

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Bachelors
Degree Title:
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
5 Years (Working experience with NBFC  license holder company is a must)
Apply Before:
May 17, 2021
Posting Date:
Apr 16, 2021
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