Senior Litigator

Position: Senior Litigator
Office: Bangkok
Role: Legal
Description

Position Summary:

The firm seeks a highly experienced and motivated litigator to join our dispute resolution team. 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Handle all aspects of commercial and criminal litigation, arbitration, and other case assignments from case inception to completion. 
  • Provide superior service to clients and colleagues at all times.
  • Lead teams of junior lawyers and paralegals.
  • Independently manage cases, caseloads, and other projects.   
  • Provide written and verbal advice to clients. 
  • Interact with government officials and police. 
  • Analyze case facts and legal issues. Determine legal strategies to maximize a successful outcome for the client. See such strategies through to completion.
  • Prepare pleadings, petitions, and other court submissions.
  • Conduct legal research and draft legal opinions.
  • Conduct negotiations.
  • Argue and present cases before the courts in all phases of litigation, including pre-trial hearings including trial.
  • Interview, select and prepare witnesses for trials and hearings.  Prepare witness testimonies and rehearse witnesses.
  • Conduct direct and cross-examination and oral arguments in proceedings.
  • Prepare appeals. 
  • Draft agreements, including settlement agreements.  
  • Conduct marketing and business development work, including writing of articles, presentation of seminars, and performing other non-billable work so as to build the reputation of the firm.

Qualifications:

  • Qualified Thai lawyer with exceptional academic background
  • Minimum 10 years of experience as a litigator in Thailand working on a variety of litigation and arbitration matters
  • Good command of verbal and written English and ability to communicate with foreign clients comfortably
  • Possess a positive “Can Do” attitude and an enthusiastic and energetic personality
  • Good team player and able to work and direct a team of lawyers
  • Strong time management and project management skills
  • Strong business acumen and strong client-service skills
  • Resourceful and creative in finding innovative solutions for clients

Please send the CV to:  recruit@tilleke.com