Date: 19 October 2021

Deadline: 18 November 2021

Work conditions: Full time
Location: Baku
Senior Lawyer
  • Conduct legal analyses on a range of issues relating to commercial (business) law, identify legal issues, research relevant procedures, and propose appropriate practical solutions
  • Review client documents for adherence to legal policies and procedures
  • Draft, review, negotiate and finalize legal documents on various matters or practice areas

Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree (LL.M) is a must. Ideal candidate would have LL.M from a foreign university
  • Preferably 3-5 years of law firm experience or alternatively 5 years of in-house (corporate) experience in a company with diverse set of activities
  • Litigation experience and attorney license is a must
  • Work background with government offices is an asset
  • Fluency in Russian

Communication Skills

  • Effective listener - able to listen carefully and comprehend all given instructions
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills – able to express ideas concisely, unambiguously and consistently

Analytical Skills

  • Excellent demonstrated analytical skills; able to spot legal issues and risks in a given transaction
  • Ability and maturity to make independent judgement
  • Ability to do comprehensive legal research independently or with minimal supervision

Core Skills and Competencies

  • A person with the right attitude, ambitious but with realistic in expectations
  • High ethical and professional standards
  • Ability to meet the tight deadlines and to work hard when necessary
  • Fluency in Azerbaijani and Russian (both written and spoken); English would be asset
  • Effective computer literacy
  • Ability to plan and organise work unsupervised
  • Excellent team-player, respects and supports fellow colleagues
  • Able to work directly with clients with minor supervision

Pay and Benefits

  • Competitive salary will be offered to a good candidate based on skills and experience
  • Medical insurance at a reputable insurance company will be provided
  • Bonuses may be offered depending on the annual billing time (to be discussed and agreed)
  • Good training opportunities both locally and overseas
  • Interest-free long term loans may also be provided to help finance legal education (to be agreed)
  • Employees will also be eligible to get loans from local bank based on terms agreed with such banks
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