Vacancy for Legal Counsel in Baku, Azerbaijan


Position: Legal Counsel

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure legal support to Company activities;
  • Review contract terms and conditions and make sure that they comply with state laws and company policies;
  • Develop company policy and position on legal issues
  • Explain current legislation and its application terms to the structural divisions of Company;
  • Take measures to change or cancel the Company’s legal acts, which violate the current legislation;
  • Arrange preparation of legal conclusions regarding proposals to take disciplinary and material actions against Company employees;
  • Represent Company in courts, official bodies, local state and public authorities, other organizations and institutions on issues of the legal department’s area of responsibility;
  • Negotiating on behalf of Company with counterparts; 
  • Research, anticipate and guard company against legal risks keeping up to date with changing legislation; 
  • Coordinate/delegate with 3rd party law firm; 
  • Responsible for preparing and archiving of all outside correspondences; 
  • Responsible for preparing HQ legal reporting; 
  • Diligently, qualitatively and timely fulfill the functional duties in compliance with the labor and/or collective agreements, present job description and enactments of the employer;

 

 

Requirements:

  • University degree in Law (Preferred: Masters’ Degree);
  • This position requires 5+ years of overall experience working in Legal area; 
  • Must be fluent in spoken and written, Azerbaijani, Russian and English language; 
  • Excellent knowledge of civil law, international and local law; 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills; 
  • Ability to work within a diversified business culture; 

 

How to apply:

 

Please email your resume to hr@cci.com.az with indicating “Legal Counsel" in the email subject line.