Posted by: Luther

Job Details
  • Location: Yangon
  • Career Level:
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary Range: Negotiable
  • Start Date: Open
  • Application Deadline: Ongoing
Job Description

ABOUT LUTHER

Luther is a leading German corporate/commercial law firm with its regional headquarter in Singapore. Active in Myanmar since 2013, with a current staff strength of 50, Luther is one of the prominent law firms and corporate service providers in Yangon. Our lawyers, tax advisors and corporate secretaries cover the whole range of corporate and commercial legal work as well as the structuring of investments into Myanmar. Accounting, payroll, tax-compliance and administrative support are provided by our internationally trained accountants and tax consultants, offering a “one-stop shop” for our clients’ strict regulatory and/or administrative corporate needs & responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provision of legal and regulatory advice on the structuring of investments into Myanmar
  • Review and drafting of commercial contracts and agreements
  • Transaction-related assistance and advice (due diligence, etc.)
  • Legal advice and guidance for multinational investors, MNCs and SMEs, international organisations, embassies and local conglomerates on all aspects of commercial and corporate law
  • Legal research and presentations
Requirements

Requirements:

  • Strong academic record, a degree in law and licensed to practice / admitted to the bar in your home jurisdiction
  • Professional newcomer or 1-2 years work experience as a lawyer
  • Fluent in English (oral and written) with exceptional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate complex legal issues in a simple way to non-lawyers and deliver business-centric advice and solutions
  • Fast thinker and quick learner, able to familiarize yourself quickly with a new (legal) environment and eager to keep abreast of the increasingly changing legislation of Myanmar
  • Team player with strong communication skills and client service focus - reliable, flexible, helpful and willing to work beyond and outside regular hours as needed to serve the needs of a global firm and an ability to build rapport with clients
  • Strong time management and multitasking skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and clients simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities and deadlines
  • Able to work independently and autonomously, willing to take accountability and ownership of difficult and unfamiliar issues by displaying initiative, resourcefulness and confidence under limited supervision
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with the ability to grasp relevant issues quickly within a commercial context, balanced by an entrepreneurial mindset and sound business judgment with a practical, solution-oriented and common-sense approach

Preference:

  • Knowledge of Common Law
  • Knowledge of Taxation
  • Experience with Corporate Secretarial Work
How to Apply

Resume (One- or two-page cover letter that addresses at least the following subjects: (1) why you are drawn to this position; and (2) aspects of your background that demonstrate competence to work with diverse clients and colleagues in a developing market), Salary requirements and Professional references should be sent by email to Myanmar@luther-lawfirm.com and mandy.sari@luther-lawfirm.com