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Associate, Corporate & Commercial

Location :

Thailand

Department :

Legal

POSITION SUMMARY

Areas of Responsibility

Legal Practice 

  • Advise clients on Partnerships and Companies Laws, Foreign Business Act, Board of Investment Act, Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand Act, Factories Act, Direct Sales and Direct Marketing Act, Trade Competition Act, Telecommunications Act, Work Permit Act, Immigration Act, Data Privacy and Data Protection Law, and other related corporate and commercial laws and regulations
  • Prepare, review, and handle all types of corporate, investment, and commercial-related agreements including, but not limited to, joint venture agreements, shareholders’ agreements, merger and acquisition agreements, sale and purchase agreements, distribution agreements, licensing agreements, franchise agreements, employment agreements, services agreements, manufacturing agreements, and other ancillary agreements
  • Advise and assist clients to apply for approvals or licenses such as Foreign Business License, BOI, IEAT, work permit and visa, factory licenses, and others
  • Advise clients and structure ownerships of legal entities to be established under Thai laws
  • Formulate legal strategies and provide legal opinions and analytical responses to clients’ requests for legal advices

Client Development and Managing Work and Relationships

  • Take initiative, design, and implement business development and marketing plans for the Corporate & Commercial practice group for Thailand office and the firm’s overseas offices in the region
  • Regularly publish articles and make presentations that increase the firm’s visibility and result in new business
  • Participate in crafting proposals and pitching for new business from current or prospective clients
  • Identify and participate in relevant conferences as agreed by partners/department heads
  • Take full ownership of work with minimal oversight from partners
  • Effectively and efficiently manage projects and matters well
  • Provide superior service to clients and colleagues at all times

Administrative Tasks

  • Manage other administrative tasks in professional and timely manners such as time recording, invoicing, billing and chasing aged debt, matter opening, conflicts, etc.

Specifications

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to manage multiple assignments and priorities work effectively
  • Persuasive, articulate and confident discussing legal issues, transactions and strategies
  • Effectively and persuasively present the client’s position and represent the client’s interests.
  • Able to apply legal principles and draw on experience to develop strategies and solve problems that add real value for clients
  • Demonstrate excellent legal and business judgment that inspires client’s confidence
  • Excellent written and spoken skills in both Thai and English and ability to present information, including complex legal issues, clearly and concisely

Experience

  • 3-5 years of experience in corporate and/or commercial legal works
  • Experience in conducting legal research and drawing legal conclusions

Attitudes & Behaviors

  • Proactive, positive and energetic approach with a commitment to providing excellent service and a desire to interact with the market and build client relationships
  • Strong consultant mindset, including a responsive, flexible and adaptable outlook and approach
  • Resilient, autonomous and highly credible, with strong business acumen and exemplary client service ethic and commitment

Please send the CV to:  [email protected]

Ready to join us?

Please submit CV & all related documents to [email protected]