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Reports To:

The Legal Manager will report to the Head of the department.

Job Overview:

This position will look after all the legal matters of the company.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • To draft and negotiate the legal and financial terms of a contract.  
  • To mitigate all legal risks involved during and after the execution of a contract.
  • To take the advice of external legal counsels before the execution of a contract.
  • To have sufficient knowledge of civil and criminal laws/procedures.
  • To effectively manage the cases at different legal foram.                                         
  • To engage external legal counsels.                                        
  • To appraise the management on the ongoing progress of all the cases.                                                                                                                        
  • To manage the IP Portfolio of the company.                                                        
  • To effectively follow up the process of registration of trademark and copyright.      
  • To timely prepare and file opposition/objection against trademark/copyright applied by other parties, which may hurt the legitimate interests of the company.                                             
  • To prepare letters/documents for tackling the menace of counterfeiting of trademarks of the company.
  • To provide internal legal advice on different issues raised by the management and by different departments of the company.                                            
  • To take advice from external legal counsel, if required.
  • To conduct policy work of the tobacco sector, specifically related to the annual budget of the country.    
  • To monitor amendments in the relevant laws governed by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Ministry of Health etc.
  • To attend meetings at FBR, Standing Committees etc. and to present the viewpoint of the company on different policy issues.  
  • To provide input in preparing proposal by the company for the annual budget of the country.  
  • Any other task assigned by the management from time to time.

Qualification:

Master of Laws degree (preferably from abroad having common law jurisdiction)

Experience:

Minimum 8 years of professional experience.

License:

The incumbent should be enrolled with the Bar Council / Association.

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Job Location:
Gender:
Male
Minimum Education:
Masters
Degree Title:
Master of Laws degree (preferably from abroad having common law jurisdiction)/ Financial Law/ Taxation Law or should have a Financial Degree
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
8 Years (Minimum 08 years of Corporate Commercial Experience.)
Apply Before:
Dec 24, 2020
Posting Date:
Nov 23, 2020
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Samsons Group of Companies

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) · 2001-2500 employees - Islamabad

pSamsons Group of Companies, a fast growing National Group involved in many businesses like Education, Mines, Textile, Tobacco, Beverages, Snacks and Confectioneries, invites all dynamic and professional people to be a part of our team. Group has a very well established sales network in Pakistan and ...Read More

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