LEGAL OFFICER – LITIGATIONS

Deadline: 13 February 2021

Employment term: Permanent

Category: Legal

Job type: Full time

Location: Yerevan

Job description:

  • Handle legal documents;
  • Upon assignment by the Head of Legal Unit represent the interests of the Bank and its customers (where applicable) before the courts and/or arbitration tribunals  in Armenia, including but not limited to:
  1. Drafting and submit to courts (general jurisdiction, bankruptcy and administrative, etc) and arbitration tribunals legal claims, bankruptcy applications and other procedural  documents;
  2. Participating in the court hearings;
  3. Ensuring all the actions required for protection of the Bank’s interests are taken within the time limits set by the legislation and/or internal legal acts of the Bank;
  4. Keeping updated the database of legal cases;
  5. Ensuring the proper maintenance of files of legal cases;
  6. Preparing periodic reports on the statuses of legal cases.
  • Represent the interests of the Bank before Financial System Mediator, as well as other authorities, including regulators, legal authorities, notaries, etc.;
  • Work on legal research and stay updated of all newly issued laws;
  • Assist the Head of Legal Unit in developing legal awareness among the staff, prepare short presentations and small trainings on certain legal issues;
  • To comment on drafts of laws and other legal acts as well as on existing ones upon assignment of the management of the Bank and/or Head of Legal Unit;
  • Upon assignment of the Head of Legal Unit draft, review and update all contracts pertaining to the operation of the Bank and verify all templates provided to branches and departments;
  • Verify the accuracy of all legal documents provided by clients;
  • Other duties and responsibilities as described in the internal legal acts (policies and procedures) of the Bank and/or assigned by the management of the Bank.

Required qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Law
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience (experience in Banking is preferable)
  • Advocate’s License will be considered as an advantage
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and other standard applications;
  • Fluency in English language; including verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to analyze in depth a legal aspect of a situation & give reliable advice accordingly;
  • Ability to respond quickly and take immediate actions;
  • Ability to write detailed documents & presentations;
  • Flexibility & Adaptability;
  • Excellent negotiation skills and communication skills.

Required candidate level: Mid level

Additional information

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Professional skills

Advocate's license

MS Office

English

Soft skills

Negotiation skills

Adaptability

Flexible

Communicability

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Contact details

Website http://www.byblosbankarmenia.am/en/

Phone: (060) 616-100