ASSOCIATE OR TRAINEE LAWYER

Full Time

Hanoi, Vietnam

Accounting & Finance, Audit & Assurance, Business Service, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Legal, Outsourcing, Tax

About this position

ASSOCIATE OR TRAINEE LAWYER

Specialized in Construction Law / Alternative Dispute Resolution

Mazars Legal Vietnam LLC is searching for an Associate or Trainee lawyer for its office in Hanoi to reinforce and develop its practice in Construction and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Job Description:

The Associate/Trainee lawyer will be involved in major international construction projects providing legal advice to different stakeholders (Employers, Contractors, Subcontractors, Design firms, Inspection agencies, etc.) in a wide range of industries (Railways, Infrastructure, Water, Power & Energy, etc.).

The Associate/Trainee lawyer’s main duties will consist of two (2) aspects:

  • Project Development – Construction Project & Energy: Providing practical advice on construction projects and assistance on operational matters. Handling all aspects of international contractual work, from negotiation to drafting, supporting clients’ day-to-day operations (claims, variations, suspensions, bank guarantees, etc.) and strategic business activities.
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”): Participating in the entire alternative dispute resolution process on construction projects (Dispute Avoidance/Adjudication Boards, Arbitration), including risks analysis, drafting (notice of arbitration, statement of claim/defense, preparation of the exhibits, written submission, etc.), attendance at hearings.

The Associate/Trainee lawyer will work in a multi-cultural team, led by Vietnamese and international lawyers. He/She may also have to work on other legal aspects (labour, corporate, real estate, compliance, etc.) from time to time.

Qualifications:

  • A qualified Lawyer in Vietnam or trainee lawyer at the Judicial Academy in Vietnam;
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years’ working experience either in practice or in-house on construction projects/ADR, gained in a leading law firm and/or in-house;
  • Knowledge of international model construction contracts (FIDIC, Red Book, Yellow Book, etc.);
  • Previous experience on ADR (SIAC and/or VIAC and/or DAAB);
  • Excellent English written communication and drafting skills;
  • Foreign education is a plus;
  • French proficiency is a plus.

Starting date:

The position is open for appointment as soon as practicable.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Mazars Hanoi Office

Address: 14th Floor, Peakview Tower, 36 Hoang Cau, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: (024) 39-361-031
Email: hr-contact@mazars.vn

About Mazars: https://www.mazars.com/

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