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Legal Counsel - Islamabad (14-Jul-2017)
Legal Affairs Department, Islamabad
Job Description (total positions: 1, posted on: Jul 14, 2017)

  • Draft written statements/Para-wise comments/applications etc. for courts related documents in litigious matters;

  • Coordinate and liaise with peer departments and external counsels for smooth sharing of information required for contesting/defending the court cases;

  • Liaise with Tax & Customs authorities as and when required;

  • Draft and respond to legal notices and also prepare other legal documents.

  • Ensure safeguarding of Mobilinks legal interests, suggest and implement efficiency improvement in:

  • corporate transactional work;

  • vetting / negotiating commercial contracts;

  • re-evaluation of procurement agreements;

  • Provide legal advice/assistance to internal Departments on matters pertaining to interpretation of statutes and agreements

  • Identify and resolve potential legal issues for marketing campaigns (marketing, advertising, intellectual property, licensing etc.

  • Conduct a thorough analysis of ownership documents of franchisees all over Pakistan (which includes sale deeds, affidavits and undertakings in a way that discrepancies with the law are removed thereby lessening the burden of litigation relating to franchises).

  • Register a Trademark and or Copyright, reply to office action, renewals, etc.

  • Support in regulatory matters and necessary co-ordination with regulatory bodies.

  • Review draft various Agreements, MOU, financing documents; inter alia,

  • Commercial Agreements, Service Agreements, Lease Agreements, Contractual, Employment Agreements, Consultancy Agreements, Supply Agreements, MoUs, NDAs, Bank Guarantees, Addendums, Amendments, LOIs, LCs, Supplements, Purchase Orders, Undertakings, Affidavits and other documents received mainly from Marketing, Procurement including Technical Procurement, Sales/CS, OSM, Technical Logistics, HR/Admin (sensitive docs. like suspension/termination letters etc.) and Security departments.

  • Review/drafts letters and notices related to Contractual issues;

  • Is responsible for endorsing the reviewed agreements;

  • Draft legal opinions on all contractual matters.

  • Research on all legal matters and draft legal research memos.

  • Assisting compliance office and advise employees with regard to compliance policies on day-to-day basis

Essential Skills:

  • Strong communicational and interpersonal skills

  • Possess knowledge of the legal framework especially telecom laws in Pakistan.

  • Drafting and analytical skills

  • Research skills, sound knowledge of all contracts, company laws

  • Knowledge of contract management

  • Handle court matters independently

  • Able to get early disposals

Desirable Skills:

  • Strong negotiation

  • interpersonal skills

  • Communication/Writing Skills

  • Computer Proficiency

  • Proficient in operating MS Office Suite

Computer Proficiency:

  • Knowledge of computer scanning software; Windows, Oracle, Microsoft Office, Electronic Documents Management System. (EDMS) and Adobe.

Job Detail
Job TypeFull Time/Permanent ( First Shift (Day) )
Gender No Preference
Minimum Education Masters
Degree TitleHold a LLB/ LLM degree from a recognized institution.
Career Level Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience5 Years(Have minimum 5+ years of demonstrable experience in the relevant field.)