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Senior Litigator, Dispute Resolution

Location :

Thailand

Department :

Legal

POSITION SUMMARY

Legal Practice 

  • Handle all aspects of commercial and criminal litigation, arbitration, and other case assignments from case inception to completion
  • Determine legal strategies to maximize a successful outcome for the client and see such strategies through to completion
  • Advise and communicate with both Thai and foreign clients
  • Interact with government officials and police
  • Argue and present cases before the court/arbitral tribunal in all phases of litigation/arbitration
  • Interview, select, prepare, and rehearse witnesses for trials and hearings
  • Conduct direct and cross-examination and oral arguments in proceedings
  • Handle appeals

Client Development

  • Design and implement business development and marketing plans for the Dispute Resolution practice group for the Thailand office and the firm’s overseas offices in the region
  • Regularly engage in client growth and business development activities
  • Publish articles and make presentations that increase the firm’s visibility
  • 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
  • Strong relationship with professional organizations relating to his or her practice areas

Specifications

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to manage multiple assignments and prioritize 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
  • Ability to lead teams of junior lawyers and paralegals
  • Excellent written and spoken skills in both Thai and English and ability to present information, including complex legal issues, clearly and concisely
  • Demonstrate true commitment to achieving positive matter outcomes
  • Strong business acumen

Experience

  • Qualified Thai lawyer with exceptional academic background
  • Minimum 10+ years of experience as a litigator in Thailand
  • Strong Construction and Infrastructure and/or Insurance and/or Maritime disputes background preferred

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
  • Exemplary client service ethic and commitment
  • Responsive, flexible and adaptable outlook and approach
  • Good team player and able to work and direct a team of lawyers

Please send the CV to:  [email protected]

Ready to join us?

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