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Legal Counsel

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Support to DTCE (PAK/02/009/NEX)
Posted On:
19 July, 2004
Last Date to apply:
30 July, 2004
Experience in years
2 to 4

At least 3-5 years collective experience as practicing lawyer with adequate exposure to corporate/ company legal affairs;


The Legal Counsel shall work under the immediate supervision of Chief Executive Officer, DTCE. He/She will work closely with other team members and coordinate with the DTCE management team in performance of his/her responsibilities and functions listed below: 1. Develop DTCE legal policies, systems, rules and regulations; 2. Be responsible for the legal and filing requirements of DTCE with the SECP, CBR, SBP, income tax and other regulatory authorities and governments agencies; 3. Develop operating systems and procedures in respect of agreements, contracts and sub-contracts with third party contractors, consultants and short-term contractors; 4. Register all DTCE contracts and review them to assure compliance with DTCE rules and regulations; 5. Be mindful of memorandum and articles of associations of DTCE; 6. Ensure adherence to all legal formalities and reporting requirements of UNDP, GPO in particular and other donor agencies where applicable; 7. Take legal and judicial action in respect of recoveries, integrity and breach of contract; 8. Register all corruption cases with the prosecutor, NAB or anti-corruption courts and pursue these on behalf of DTCE; 9. Provide legal cover and support to DTCE as well as all directorates within DTCE; 10. Assist PMU in respect of legal services directly and through outsourcing where necessary; 11. Undertake any other work assigned by PMU and the management of the DTCE. Candidates are required to apply online only.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesLaw GraduateBachelors Degree (4 Years)The candidate must possess a Graduate degree in law.

Must Title Level Description
YesCommunication Excellent  2. Possess leadership and problem-solving skills and strong knowledge of Companies Ordinance 1984; 3. Strong knowledge of governance issues in Pakistan, particularly pertaining to the current national reconstruction process in general and devolution in particular; 4. Have a strong commitment to community participation and empowerment. Have sensitivity to gender issues; 5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and harmoniously with people from different cultures/backgrounds. 6. Preference will be given to those candidates having high quality professional excellence and capable to perform as an effective team member, possessing skills in facilitation, presentation and writing of reports.