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IP Associate

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Areas of Responsibility

Legal Practice 

  • Advising clients on IP matters according to the laws and regulations of Myanmar.
  • Reviewing and analyzing newly assigned and existing matters in order to provide an appropriate legal representation until the matter is concluded.
  • Drafting all necessary documents to provide legal representation to clients and directing them through the appropriate office procedures to produce final documents.
  • Performing necessary legal research using all available resources, including libraries and computer data systems.
  • Preparing, reviewing, and handling all types of agreements related to IP matters.
  • Advising and communicating regularly with clients regarding the status of their matters.
  • Handling cases independently from initiation through completion.
  • Formulating legal strategies, providing legal opinions and analytical response to clients’ requests for legal advice, and acting as the primary point of contact for clients.
  • Developing a business network and performing assigned administrative matters, including billing and collection of fees for legal work performed.

Client Development and Managing Work and Relationships

  • Take initiative, design, and implement business development and marketing plans for Yangon 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 and/or 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.


Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent written and spoken skills in both Burmese and English and ability to present information, including complex legal issues, clearly and concisely.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate true commitment to achieving positive matter outcomes.

Education and Experience

  • Two or more years of post-qualification experience in general law practice in Myanmar. Lawyers with experience in more than one jurisdiction will be accorded preference.
  • Postgraduate level of education in law.

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]