∙ Legal support in structuring, negotiating, and closing commercial (sale, sourcing) deals.
∙ Advise the business on matters related to /connected with Kazakhstan legislation (application, interpretation, researches, analysis, opinions etc.).
∙ Provide regulatory and compliance advice (licensing, permits, state authorizations, requirements, certifications, customs etc.).
∙ Create legal forms, templates, and best practices.
∙ Drafting all types of contracts, legal documents such as PoAs, claims, inquiries, reviews, reports, notifications, letters, business correspondence, correspondence with any state authorities etc.
∙ Advise the business on any legal issues raised during contracts negotiations and implementations as well as during business operations.
∙ Monitoring and communicating on emerging issues and changes in the legislative and regulatory environment in Kazakhstan.
∙ Advising / recommending in relation to business process and policy.
∙ Represent the business / interact with any state bodies / organizations with respect to any state inspection, summons, prosecution, litigations, claims, investigations, audits etc. in Kazakhstan.
∙ Provide help with retaining and managing external counsels (identifying issues, providing guidance/instructions, negotiate fees, review advice received, liaise between business and external counsel).
∙ Any administrative support that maybe required (notarization, apostil, docs registration, documentation work flows, organization of events etc.).
∙ Assisting with a legal / compliance strategy in general, support the achievement of business objectives within global legislative and regulatory frameworks.
∙ Other reasonable/developmental tasks as directed by manager.
∙ Bachelor degree in Law (Civil Law and International Private Law - preferred); LLM is a plus but not essential;
∙ In-house and/or legal consulting experience, minim 3-5 years (commercial / business area - preferred);
∙ Fluent English (writing and spoken).
∙ Solid understanding of basic concepts and principals of Law and Civil Law in particular.
∙ Solid understanding of Kazakhstan legislation system.
∙ Drafting skills (decent grammar and vocabulary).