Legal Advisor

  Oxfam GB
  Afghanistan Unspecified 421
Date Posted:May 11, 2010
Reference:-
Closing Date:May 21, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Legal
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Oxfam GB:

 

Job Summary:

The legal advisor will have a service agreement letter with Oxfam GB Afghanistan programme and will be called in on an ad hoc basis only.

Duties & Responsibilities:

•Provide legal advice to the Oxfam GB Afghanistan Country Programme, as and when required.
•Negotiate and reply legal notices and help Oxfam to sort out issues out of Court(s).
•Review Partnership contracts, as and when required.
•Help in interpreting Labour Laws if and when required.
•Courts of Law i.e., Magistrate / Sessions / Civil / Lower Appellate / Shariah / High / Supreme Court cases filed by either Oxfam GB against suppliers, partners, employees, others etc., or against Oxfam GB by suppliers, ex-employees, partners etc.
•Deal with matters such as trials, bails, incidental rent, appeals, revisions, transfer applications, constitutional jurisdiction, intra court appeals / larger benches, leave to appeal, etc.
•Be willing to travel to Oxfam GB operational areas, if the cases so warrant
•To extend help/expert services to Oxfam GB not specifically stated above

Job Requirement:

•University degree from Faculty of Law or Sharia, and a thorough knowledge of Afghan law
•Legal license to practice law in the courts of Afghanistan
•At least five years experience of dealing Civil, Criminal and Labour cases
•Preferably having experience in dealing labour, civil and financial laws
•Excellent networking and informal relationship with lawyers community
•Knowledge of Labour practice in Afghanistan
•Fluent in English and local national languages

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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