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Recruitment: Associate Lawyer (Mid-Level)

We are a full service legal practice with a focus on: Corporate / M&A, Foreign Investments / Commercial, Real Estate and Construction, Employment, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution as well as Regulatory & Trade.

We regularly represent international and Vietnamese clients in “first in type” and major transactions, which require an extensive knowledge of the regulatory framework to ensure legal feasibility. In a rapidly evolving legislative and regulatory environment, we offer clients the benefit of our local market knowledge combined with the expertise and know-how of our firm.

Due to growth and existing client needs, we are currently seeking seniors to join our team in Ho Chi Minh City. As part of the LDC Lawyers team, you will work on a range of corporate and foreign investment matters, including providing clients with advice and assistance on structuring, documentation, negotiation, licensing aspects of their projects; as well as M&A transactions.

The position will involve working across Vietnam for our global client base, helping to develop the corporate practice and our other practice areas further. The role provides an opportunity for senior associates looking for an exciting and rewarding role in Vietnam.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal consulting services to local and foreign organisations on all aspects of Vietnam laws (corporate services, commercial contracts, labour, real estate, banking, mergers and acquisitions, etc.);

  • Supervise / manage projects and ensure projects are delivered on time/budget, meeting client expectations;

  • Develop / manage client relations in the legal consulting environment;

  • Develop relationships with potential clients;

  • Conduct the junior staff coaching and performance appraisals.

Job Requirements

  • Lawyer Practicing Certificate that issued by the Ministry of Justice

  • University Graduate with major in Law (Preference will be given to candidates graduating from Ho Chi Minh City Law University, Hanoi Law University, University of Economics and Law or foreign law schools);

  • At least 5 years or more of work experience in foreign law firms or prestigious Vietnamese law firms;

  • Excellent English writing and speaking skills;

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with proven ability to resolve problems in a professional manner;

  • Ability to work effectively either independently or in a team;

  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management in an organisation and manage client relationships at all levels confidently;

  • Ability to identify new business opportunities and develop relationships with potential clients.

What we offer:

  • Excellent learning opportunities for professional qualification;

  • A well-defined career development framework;

  • A competitive compensation package.

Job Locations

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

How to apply

If you would like to work in an exciting role with opportunities for advancement, including overseas assignments and secondments, please send your CV in English with a cover letter expressing how you match this position to us.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.


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