Corporate Attorney, Thai, Chinese-Speaking - International Alumni Job Network

Corporate Attorney, Thai, Chinese-Speaking

Bangkok, Thailand (ไทย)

Description

Position Summary:

The firm seeks a motivated and accomplished Chinese-speaking Corporate Attorney for its Corporate & Commercial Department. This key individual will report directly to the Director of the Corporate & Commercial Department.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Advising clients on partnership and company laws, Foreign Business Act, Foreign Investment Act, and other related investment laws and regulations
  • Advising clients on the most suitable legal entity to make investment in Thailand
  • Preparing, reviewing, and handling all types of corporate, investment, and commercial related agreements including, but not limited to, joint venture agreements, shareholders’ agreements, merger and acquisition agreements, and other ancillary agreements
  • Advising and assisting clients to apply for approval or license such as Alien Business License, BOI, IEAT, work permit and visa, factory licenses, and others
  • Handling cases independently from beginning until complete.
  • Formulating legal strategies, providing legal opinions and analytical responses to clients’ requests for legal advice, and acting as the primary point of contact for clients
  • Preparing and delivering presentations on related fields for associations, conferences, and conventions; writing articles; and participating in a wide range of other marketing and business development initiatives
  • Performing assigned administrative matters, including billing and collection of fees for legal work performed. 

 Qualifications:

  • Thai national
  • At least 5 years of work experience in corporate and foreign investment laws. Lawyers with experience in more than one jurisdiction would be an advantage.
  • Post-graduate level of education in law
  • Fluency in Mandarin and English.
  • Excellent analytical, drafting, communication, and research skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Strong commitment to client service
  • Proven record of success in identifying and capturing new business opportunities in the legal field
  • Strong case, client, and team management skills