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Associate Attorney

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About RIAA BARKER GILLETTE

RIAABG AFG is an internationally recognized law firm that is committed to offering the highest standard of legal services to its clients. With 17 partners and over 50 associates worldwide, it is also one of the largest and most reputed international firms in the region. RIAABG has gained recognition by maintaining the highest standards of professional excellence. Its membership of Lex Mundi (www.lexmundi.com) means that it is affiliated with the finest global law firms in more than 106 jurisdictions around the world.

Job Summary

RIAABG AFG seeks to hire an Associate Attorney to assist its senior staff in relation to new and ongoing cases related to corporate and commercial law.

Job Details

Date Posted: 07 Oct 2018 Reference: 001
Closing Date: 16 Oct 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Legal Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Any Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Long-term Years of Experience: 2 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period:

Duties and Responsibilities

 Undertake duties and responsibilities as per directions of the senior staff
 Draft letters, briefs, memos and contracts
 Participate in conferences and meetings with clients, government sector and private entities
 Manage matters related to cases being conducted by the firm
 Conduct legal research and presenting data to the peers and senior staff
 Draft case summaries
 Provide comprehensive legal support to colleagues as and when required.

Skills

 Ability to work alone and as part of a team
 Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
 Ability to conduct legal research and draft documents in English
 Ability to translate documents into English and vice-versa
 Effective computer skills including Microsoft Office, Internet and email.

Qualifications

 Bachelors Degree (Law)
 LLB Degree with a minimum of two years of professional experience in the field of commercial law; Master’s degree preferred
 Membership of Afghanistan Independent Bar Association (“AIBA”)
 A good understanding of all areas of law, including corporate and ADR
 Excellent command of English, and good command of local languages (Pashto and Dari)
 Ability to produce high quality, well-written legal documents and reports in English
 Detail oriented with strong communication, research, analytical and writing skills
 Must have experience in drafting letters, briefs, contracts and case summaries
 Excellent academic credentials from a national or international recognized university/institution

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul
AF AF 12

Education:

Bachelors Degree,

Submission Guideline

Kindly note the following when applying:
 Mention position title on the subject of email.
 Send updated CV along with a cover letter.
ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Equal Opportunity Statement:
RIAABG is an equal opportunity employer. Both male and female applicants can apply.

Submission Email

afg.corporate@riaabg.com

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