Senior Associate Attorney

  Kakar Advocates LLC
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1950
Date Posted:Apr 20, 2017
Closing Date:May 19, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Legal
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Agency Staff
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Kakar Advocates LLC:


Kakar Advocates, LLC, is a full-service international commercial law firm based in Kabul, Afghanistan. We are a diverse group of lawyers uniquely positioned to provide a broad range of legal services to international and Afghan business enterprises. Driven by the passion for teamwork, global outlook and local execution, we strive to serve our clients efficiently and effectively to help them achieve their business goals and objectives. Our team combines international experience with local knowledge to provide the highest standard of service to clients. The team includes internationally trained attorneys, Afghan attorneys, tax and corporate consultants, as well as Afghan government relation specialists. The attorneys have worked in large and prominent US law firms, in addition to occupying important positions, among others, as Advisor to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff, Advisor to the Attorney General, Advisor to the Minister of Justice, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of a commercial bank, US Army Judge Advocate, Senior Defense Counsel, scholar at Harvard Law School, and U.S. diplomat in the Middle East.

Job Summary:

Kakar Advocates seeks to hire a registered Associate Attorney to assist with new and ongoing cases related to corporate, criminal and commercial law. This new member will be given the opportunity to work on cases with high-profile clients and attain legal experience within a growing international law firm.

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Ability to work in a team environment;

Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;

Ability to conduct legal research and draft legal documents in English;

Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office Software, Internet and emailing;

Duties & Responsibilities:

Undertaking duties and responsibilities as directed/ requested by Managing Partner;

Drafting letters, briefs and contracts;

Participating in client conferences and meetings;

Managing matters related to client cases;

Conducting legal research and analysis and presenting data to peers and Managing Partner;

Drafting case theories;

providing comprehensive legal support to fellow members;

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


LLB degree with a minimum of three years of professional experience in the field of commercial law; Master’s degree preferred;

A good understanding of all areas of law, including criminal and corporate;

Excellent command of English, and good command of local languages (Pashto, 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 theories;

Experience in handling mediation with little assistance;

Excellent academic credentials from a recognized university;

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