Lawyer (Phuket)

JOB TYPE: Full Time and Permanent

Senior Associate (Russian speaking)

A high profile Thai based law firm is seeking to expand its team in Phuket.

Educational Qualifications:

  • LLB (Mandatory) / LLM (Desirable)
  • English and Russian language fluency
  • 8+ years (post- qualification) in legal services

Job Description:

Role will include drafting agreements, reviewing and negotiation with clients, BOI and company formations, acquisition due diligence, transaction documentation, litigation management, corporate transactions,property conveyances and more.

  • Independently, where required, with supervision, drafting and reviewing of contracts for clients largely based out of Thailand;
  • Advise and support key business stakeholders (including at times with senior leadership) on various legal tasks, such as corporate formations, employment, litigation and compliance matters;
  • Providing legal due diligence and transaction support to Client’s acquisitions and restructuring activities from time to time; drafting due diligence reports and overseeing the legal aspects of restructuring
  • Independently corresponding with key business stakeholders (including at times with senior leadership) on a daily basis for legal aspects related to client engagements and within tight turnaround times independently draft documents and correspondence with accuracy and fluency;
  • Independently handle multiple ongoing matters without continuous supervision and follow- up; and
  • Support on company secretarial work involving Company law compliance and related aspects as well as visa and immigration matters


  • Strong drafting skills and experience;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication; command over the English & Russian language;
  • Good legal research skills;
  • Responsibility and accountability for own actions and performance;
  • The ability to present confidently to management on legal concepts;
  • Potential to mature into a partnership role that require strategic thinking, prioritizing and team management skills;
  • A passion to work in company law and company secretarial matters;
  • A desire to work across a very broad range of disciplines;
  • The ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; good understanding of the Thai Commercial Code and general law;
  • The ability to identify when supervision or escalation is needed; and
  • Willingness to learn, professional attitude and ability to meet demanding deadlines.

Only Thai residents need to apply.

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