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Recruitment: Translator (Legal/Tax)

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 looking for a highly motivated and intelligent person for the position of Translator. The successful candidate must fulfill all requirements. 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:

  • To translate assorted types of contracts and agreements particularly related to legal, tax, accounting from English into Vietnamese and vice versa, with attention to fact and nuance, so that the intent and tone of the original meaning is preserved;

  • To translate legal documents/legislations from Vietnamese into English and vice versa;

  • To review and revise documents and emails as required from time to time by lawyers and accountants; and put everything in proper design following the company corporate communication requirements;

  • Other related works as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • 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) with strong English written and spoken fluency;

  • At least 1 year of professional experience on translation in legal/accounting/tax context;

  • Studies in a foreign university is preferred but not essential;

  • Fluent in MS Office, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint;

  • Able to work to deadlines and under pressure;

  • Accurate, attention to detail, and responsibility;

  • Good general knowledge;

  • Willing to develop personally; and

  • Honesty and integrity essential, long term commitment essential.

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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