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Legal Manager - Male /Female (1) Post

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Take primary responsibility for drafting, reviewing, and editing contracts in both Myanmar and English languages.
  • Take primary responsibility for drafting documents related to litigation in Myanmar courts (complaints, interrogatories, discover requests, motions, etc.)
  • Manage Legal Officers in their daily duties.
  • Provide training to Legal Officers on drafting and reviewing contracts as well as on different areas of Myanmar law.
  • Ensure Group compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, and internal policies.
  • Prepare trademark applications both foreign and domestic (either through WIPO or national trademark offices).
  • Prepare corporate secretarial documents.
  • Conduct legal research and prepare legal briefs in both Myanmar and English languages on Myanmar laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Conduct trademark searches (foreign and domestic).
  • Track renewals of contracts, trademarks, corporate filings, licenses, etc.
  • Maintain and update legal department library (hard and soft copy).
  • Act as the legal representative of Group companies at Myanmar court hearings and trials.
  • Assist in filing police complaints on behalf of Group companies
  • Train company employees on Myanmar laws and regulations and legal department process.
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements

  • LL. B or LL. M (Commercial Law)
  • At least 5-years experience in a supervisory role as in-house counsel or with an international law firm.
  • Advanced knowledge of Myanmar laws & regulations (in particular the Copanies Law, Trademark Law, Competion Law, and various labor laws).
  • Independent, aggressive, self-motivated, and team player.
  • Strong critical-thinking skills and problem-solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • English fluency (with very good TOEFL or IELTS skills).
  • Competency with Microsoft and GSuite applications.

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