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Legal Manager
AA Medical (Pharmaceuticals) English (Fluent)  Management  legal 
Yangon Negotiable
Established in 1996, AA Medical is Myanmar's largest and most trusted pharmaceutical distribution company with branch offices throughout the country, as well as oversea subsidiaries in Singapore and the United States.ResponsibilitiesTake primary responsibility for drafting, reviewing, and editing contracts in both Myanmar and English languages.Take primary responsibility for drafting documents related to litigation in Myanmar courts (complaints, interrogatories, discover requests, motions, etc.)Manage Legal Officers in their daily duties.Provide training to Legal Officers on drafting and reviewing contracts as well as on different areas of Myanmar law.Ensure Group compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, and internal policies.Prepare trademark applications both foreign and domestic (either through WIPO or national trademark offices).Prepare corporate secretarial documents.Conduct legal research and prepare legal briefs in both Myanmar and English languages on Myanmar laws, rules, and regulations.Conduct trademark searches (foreign and domestic).Track renewals of contracts, trademarks, corporate filings, licenses, etc.Maintain and update legal department library (hard and soft copy).Act as the legal representative of Group companies at Myanmar court hearings and trials.Assist in filing police complaints on behalf of Group companiesTrain company employees on Myanmar laws and regulations and legal department process.Perform any other tasks as assigned by supervisor.RequirementsLL. B or LL. M (Commercial Law)At least 5-years experience in a supervisory role as in-house counsel or with an international law firm.Advanced knowledge of Myanmar laws & regulations (in particular the Copanies Law, Trademark Law, Competion Law, and various labor laws).Independent, aggressive, self-motivated, and team player.Strong critical-thinking skills and problem-solving skills.Good interpersonal communication skills.English fluency (with very good TOEFL or IELTS skills).Competency with Microsoft and GSuite applications.
AA Medical
(Pharmaceuticals) English (Fluent)  Management  legal 
Established in 1996, AA Medical is Myanmar's largest and most trusted pharmaceutical distribution company with branch offices throughout the country, as well as oversea subsidiaries in Singapore and the United States.ResponsibilitiesTake primary responsibility for drafting, reviewing, and editing contracts in both Myanmar and English languages.Take primary responsibility for drafting documents related to litigation in Myanmar courts (complaints, interrogatories, discover requests, motions, etc.)Manage Legal Officers in their daily duties.Provide training to Legal Officers on drafting and reviewing contracts as well as on different areas of Myanmar law.Ensure Group compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, and internal policies.Prepare trademark applications both foreign and domestic (either through WIPO or national trademark offices).Prepare corporate secretarial documents.Conduct legal research and prepare legal briefs in both Myanmar and English languages on Myanmar laws, rules, and regulations.Conduct trademark searches (foreign and domestic).Track renewals of contracts, trademarks, corporate filings, licenses, etc.Maintain and update legal department library (hard and soft copy).Act as the legal representative of Group companies at Myanmar court hearings and trials.Assist in filing police complaints on behalf of Group companiesTrain company employees on Myanmar laws and regulations and legal department process.Perform any other tasks as assigned by supervisor.RequirementsLL. B or LL. M (Commercial Law)At least 5-years experience in a supervisory role as in-house counsel or with an international law firm.Advanced knowledge of Myanmar laws & regulations (in particular the Copanies Law, Trademark Law, Competion Law, and various labor laws).Independent, aggressive, self-motivated, and team player.Strong critical-thinking skills and problem-solving skills.Good interpersonal communication skills.English fluency (with very good TOEFL or IELTS skills).Competency with Microsoft and GSuite applications.
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Legal Counselor
International Rescue Committee (Civic & social organization) English (Fluent)  Communication skills 
Lashio Negotiable
Job DescriptionJob Overview/Summary:Under the supervision of the Protection Manager (NSS), the Legal Counsellor will identify legal needs in the field, provide counseling and assistance including representation in relevant administrative and judicial bodies. The Legal Counsellor will conduct direct case intake on site and will also receive referrals from other actors, including UNHCR and other NGOs. The Legal Counsellor will refer cases requiring other forms of non-legal assistance to other specialized service providers.The Legal Counsellor will be responsible for conducting legal information sessions on protection, rights and entitlements, legal status, statelessness and other issues, as dictated by the needs at field level. As part of a mobile team, the Legal Counsellor will be focused on a particular set of locations enabling him/her to conduct consistent follow-up with beneficiaries, if and as needed. The Legal Counsellor will work with community leaders to support advocacy at the community level and engage in mediation and negotiation as needed (especially with regard to housing, land and property disputes). This position is base on Manton Township.Major ResponsibilitiesConduct mobile field visits 3-4 times per week to villages, urban areas, and displacement sites to meet with with the community members according to the weekly work plan;Identify legal needs in the field and provide on-site counseling;Under the technical guidance of the Legal Specialist, assist persons of concern by representing them in relevant administrative bodies;Conduct case intake on site utilizing digital data collection system;Deliver information sessions on protection, rights and entitlements, legal status, statelessness and other issues as dictated by the needs at field level;Engage in mediation and negotiation as needed (e.g. on housing, land and property issues);Analyze data and highlight trends and legal protection needs;Under the guidance of direct supervisor, facilitate one-on-one interviews and focus group discussions with refugees, host community members, state actors and service providers in the field on selected protection and legal concerns;Keep records of the urgent legal needs identified and the actions taken to assist/address them;Produce weekly reports on activities based on IRC standard tools;Work to strengthen IRC’s relationship with local authorities and community leaders in order to maintain consistent access to those most in need; and,Conducts other duties as assigned by supervisor or recommended by the Legal Specialist. Qualifications Education: Law degreeLegal license / registration enabling appearance in judicial proceedings Work ExperienceAt least two years of prior professional experience in a similar post, preferably with an international organization. Demonstrated Skills And CompetenciesBelief in human rights including gender equality.Strong communication skills including ability to gain trust and build relationships with new communities.Strong understanding of International Human Rights, Refugee Law, Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, Pinheiro Principles, Humanitarian Law and Myanmar law;Familiarity with the Myanmar legal community;Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word.Experience in regular report writing.Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment. Language SkillsHigh standard of spoken and written local language, with some English language skills desirable. Myanmar nationals with relevant skills sets and proven experience of working at international level are strongly encouraged.
International Rescue Committee
(Civic & social organization) English (Fluent)  Communication skills 
Job DescriptionJob Overview/Summary:Under the supervision of the Protection Manager (NSS), the Legal Counsellor will identify legal needs in the field, provide counseling and assistance including representation in relevant administrative and judicial bodies. The Legal Counsellor will conduct direct case intake on site and will also receive referrals from other actors, including UNHCR and other NGOs. The Legal Counsellor will refer cases requiring other forms of non-legal assistance to other specialized service providers.The Legal Counsellor will be responsible for conducting legal information sessions on protection, rights and entitlements, legal status, statelessness and other issues, as dictated by the needs at field level. As part of a mobile team, the Legal Counsellor will be focused on a particular set of locations enabling him/her to conduct consistent follow-up with beneficiaries, if and as needed. The Legal Counsellor will work with community leaders to support advocacy at the community level and engage in mediation and negotiation as needed (especially with regard to housing, land and property disputes). This position is base on Manton Township.Major ResponsibilitiesConduct mobile field visits 3-4 times per week to villages, urban areas, and displacement sites to meet with with the community members according to the weekly work plan;Identify legal needs in the field and provide on-site counseling;Under the technical guidance of the Legal Specialist, assist persons of concern by representing them in relevant administrative bodies;Conduct case intake on site utilizing digital data collection system;Deliver information sessions on protection, rights and entitlements, legal status, statelessness and other issues as dictated by the needs at field level;Engage in mediation and negotiation as needed (e.g. on housing, land and property issues);Analyze data and highlight trends and legal protection needs;Under the guidance of direct supervisor, facilitate one-on-one interviews and focus group discussions with refugees, host community members, state actors and service providers in the field on selected protection and legal concerns;Keep records of the urgent legal needs identified and the actions taken to assist/address them;Produce weekly reports on activities based on IRC standard tools;Work to strengthen IRC’s relationship with local authorities and community leaders in order to maintain consistent access to those most in need; and,Conducts other duties as assigned by supervisor or recommended by the Legal Specialist. Qualifications Education: Law degreeLegal license / registration enabling appearance in judicial proceedings Work ExperienceAt least two years of prior professional experience in a similar post, preferably with an international organization. Demonstrated Skills And CompetenciesBelief in human rights including gender equality.Strong communication skills including ability to gain trust and build relationships with new communities.Strong understanding of International Human Rights, Refugee Law, Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, Pinheiro Principles, Humanitarian Law and Myanmar law;Familiarity with the Myanmar legal community;Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word.Experience in regular report writing.Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment. Language SkillsHigh standard of spoken and written local language, with some English language skills desirable. Myanmar nationals with relevant skills sets and proven experience of working at international level are strongly encouraged.
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