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Generalist Lawyer

The Company :

The Client of Acteon is a Moscow based law firm with Headquarters in Europe. Servicing a Russian clientele for their private or corporate needs, the development and the growth of the activity requires strengthening the team with the creation of this new position.

The Position:

  • adding expertise in Russian law and local juridical specificities
  • reading and evaluating documents and motions to ascertain facts and issues
  • researching legal documentation and advising with writing opinions about the issues
  • representing clients to Court (Arbitrage / civil and penal)
  • collaborating with senior attorneys regarding conduct, issues, and proceedings of the local law code
  • processing with daily ongoing cases
  • elaborating and preparing files (search and / or tribunal)
  • drafting contracts

The Candidate:

  • the candidate possesses a Russian law education coupled with a western management business exposure
  • the jurist has acquired at least 2-year experience ideally within a large international law firm
  • good understanding of Russian court system, knowledge of procedural law and experience in litigation and dispute resolution
  • capacity to draft contracts with appropriate bilingual (Rus/Eng) juridical terminology, both Russian and English
  • fluency in English + a good command of French would be appreciated
  • excellent communication and presentation skills allowing to prepare presentation to clients and as further step to personally run presentations to clients
  • smart, quick, logic minded with solution driven approach
  • capacity to manage priorities and to work independently