Lawyer & Legal Adviser

  State Corps
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1827
Date Posted:Apr 17, 2017
Reference:Lawyer & Legal Adviser - SC-17-13
Closing Date:May 3, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Adviser
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,66

About State Corps:


STATE CORPS (SC) is an Engineering and construction firm registered with U.S Government , AISA (Afghanistan Investment Support Agency) & ACCI (Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce & Industries) .The company has experience of implementing huge construction and power projects in Afghanistan and Middle East. SC is actively working in Afghanistan since last one decade and has proven performance record of executing large projects.

Job Summary:

The Lawyer and Legal Adviser will be responsible to advise State Corps’ Management on a variety of legal issues in energy, transport, water and construction sectors.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Provide legal analysis and advice on issues related to contracting, project management in energy, transport, water and construction sectors.

Provide legal scrutiny of the decisions, opinions, recommendations, framework,guidelines or internal documents to be adopted or endorsed by State Corps.

Provide legal analysis and advice to the management and staff on the applicable rules, regulations and procedures within the company.

Prepare replies to legal interpretation requests and legal analysis and advice inside the Agency;

Prepare and provide legal scrutiny of contracts and other agreements to be signed by the company;

Writing legal documents

Defending or prosecuting cases in court

Typical employers of government law

Review documents for compliance with the law

Researching and understanding tax law

Meeting clients to gather information and explain options to them

Liaising with MOF and Customs on clients' behalf

Undertake collaborative work with other advisers and Ministry colleagues on a variety of projects

Checking and completing tax forms

Review and/or prepare work papers and tax returns supporting Afghanistan investments.

Responsible for preparing calculations of tax attributes related to distributions to mutual fund shareholders.

Analyzing portfolio holdings and applying tax rules to these holdings.

Communicating with local tax authorities to resolve issues as well as assisting in the development of tax training materials and guiding departmental training.

Any other tasks that shall be assigned by State Corps management.

Job Requirement:

Skill & Qualification:

Ability to absorb, understand and analyze large amounts of information.

Ability to handle pressure, long hours, demanding deadlines and great responsibility

Clear and concise writing and drafting skills

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy

Demonstrated analytical, technical, organizational, and problem solving skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work well in a team and independently

Demonstrated initiative in mastering new technical areas quickly

Flexibility to work additional hours as needed

Securities transactions tax experience

General knowledge of mutual fund industry and/or mutual fund tax experience

Must be graduated from Law faculty

At least 5 years of experience in legal advocacy

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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