Junior Legal Professional

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1212
Date Posted:Jan 29, 2019
Reference:1901-01
Closing Date:Feb 28, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Legal
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90

About Rosenstock Legal Services:

RLS is a legal consulting firm that combines local knowledge with international best practice to advise clients and inform and improve the Afghan legal landscape. Founded in Kabul in 2008, RLS advises Afghan and international commercial clients, non-profits, and governmental organizations. The firm has also advised development agencies, NGOs, and embassies, and has taken part in numerous Rule of Law and legal capacity development initiatives. RLS’s Core Principles are: > Providing clients with international caliber legal services applicable to the Afghan environment; > Helping Afghan companies do business with the international community on an equal footing; and > Contributing to the development of the private and legal sectors in Afghanistan.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a diligent and committed legal professional to join our team. This person will work with our team to provide assistance and support in a range of practice areas, with a focus on commercial law. The ideal candidate is a recent law school graduate with strong communication skills. Candidates should be passionate about and committed to upholding rule of law.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:


Assist with business and other entity licensing applications, visa applications, tax filings, and other matters related to doing business in Afghanistan;

Appear on behalf of clients at government offices including but not limited to the Central Business Registry, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Interior, the Afghanistan Revenue Department, the Attorney-General’s Office and the commercial courts;

Undertake legal research and analysis under the guidance of senior staff;

Translate legal and other documentation from Dari to English and vice versa;

Maintain effective, professional, and timely communication with clients, colleagues, and government officials;

Keep abreast of changes and updates to Afghan laws, regulations, policies, and practices.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:


LLB Degree from a recognized law school (prospective graduates may be considered)

Proficiency in Dari and English required

Job Keywords:

Law, Legal
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