Mid Senior Associate Lawyer

Location Ho Chi Minh City
Industry Technology
Category Legal/Compliance
Job reference 11172
Job type Permanent
Consultant email nhu.dinh@manpower.com.vn
Date posted Jul 07, 2021
1. Key responsibilities:
  • Advising, to international standards, clients as to matters of Vietnamese law on a broad range of issues relating to foreign direct investment (FDI), including the establishment of new investment projects, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as well as project financing and development; General financing and project financing and development experience are an advantage;
  • Drafting and reviewing contracts and other documents relevant to client matters;
  • Pro-actively managing clients’ transactions and on-going legal requirements;
  • Liaising with government officials at national and local level;
  • Promoting business development activities for the Firm (for example, articles and seminars); 
  • The ability to play a leading role on transactions, including drafting and negotiating transaction documents;
  • A willingness to work across practice groups and offices as the needs of the Vietnam practice requires;
  • International post-graduate study or work experience will be considered favourably; and
  • Additional duties as appropriate
2. What distinguishes you:
  • Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City bar admission
  • Holding a Vietnamese Lawyer’s Certificate
  • Between 6 and 10 years’ working experience as a legal advisor on FDI and M&A projects, at least 3 of which must have spent at an international or top tier Vietnamese law firm 
  • Excellent command of written and spoken legal English
  • Professional and proactive manner
  • Have an aptitude for analysis and problem solving
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and role 
  • Premium healthcare insurance 
  • 25 days’ annual leave
  • Internal and external training programs
  • A firm that values your contribution, progression and development