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Foreign Consultant- Disputes Resolution (Eng/Mandarin)

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Foreign Consultant (Mandarin-Speaking) – Disputes Resolution Location: Bangkok Report to: Partner One of leading law firms in Thailand seeks a motivated English-speaking foreign consultant with proficiency in Mandarin for the Dispute Resolution Department.

Foreign Consultant (Mandarin-Speaking) – Disputes Resolution

The consultant is expected to have strong expertise and knowledge in litigation and dispute resolution and capabilities in rendering professional advice, particularly for Chinese-speaking clients. You will enjoy a competitive salary and benefits for this role.

Key responsibilities:

Legal Practice

  • Asist and advise Thai attorneys in providing oral and written opinions and analytical responses to international clients on various issues which fall under the practices of the Dispute Resolution Department, including, but not limited to, civil and criminal matters, arbitration, mediation, and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings.
  • Collaborate with Thai attorneys in analysing cases, drafting documents, preparing advice, and responding to client inquiries.
  • Formulate strategies, and research when and as necessary to resolve issues and determine the appropriate course of action regarding a particular issue/case.

Client Development

  • Take initiative in designing and implementing business development and marketing plans for tax practice group for Thailand office and the firm’s overseas offices in the region.
  • Regularly publish articles and give presentations that increase the firm’s visibility, which results in new business opportunities.
  • Participate in crafting proposals and pitch for new business from current or prospective clients.
  • Identify and participate in relevant conferences as agreed partner(s)/department heads.
  • Take full ownership of work with minimal oversight from partner(s).
  • Effectively and efficiently manage projects and matters well.

Mentoring

  • Mentor junior associates and consultants and help them in developing legal skills, work management, and client relationships

Administrative Tasks

  • Manage other administrative tasks in professional and timely manner such as time recording, invoicing, billing and chasing aged-debt, matter opening, conflicts of interest, etc.

Key requirements

  • Post-graduate level of education in law.
  • At least 4 years of experience in litigation and/or dispute resolution.
  • Fluency in English and proficiency in Mandarin.
  • Effectively manage multiple assignments and prioritize work.
  • Confidently persuade, articulate and discuss legal issues, transactions and strategies .
  • Possess strong business acumen, keep up to date with market trends, and be able to identify business opportunities.

This prestigious law firm needs no introduction and is recognised as the leader in their field of expertise. With great clients, the culture is demanding but if you are confident and have a can-do attitude the potential rewards are significant. The firm is also very focused on developing and training their people to the highest standards. If you would like to apply for this role or find out more, please contact Josh Carew on +66 2 344 4872 or email to Josh.Carew@robertwalters.co.th

Due to the high volume of applications, our team will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Robert Walters Recruitment (Thailand) Limited
Recruitment License No.: น. 1188 / 2551

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: Private Practice

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Bangkok Province

Job Reference: LTQR7N-34B5E89B

Date posted: 06 June 2024

Consultant: Josh Carew

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