Legal Officer

Thu, Aug 03 2023 11:48 AM

Publish Date

Closing Date

Job Description and Specification

Position CodeAfgChin-Legal-001   

Basic Information:                            

Job Title

Legal Officer

Post Type




Job Grade

As per Company’s Salary Scale

Report to

Legal Manager



Post Date

29 July 2023

Closing Date

10 August 2023

Job Requirements:


Bachelor’s degree


LLB or Higher

Qualifications:  Minimum of bachelor in Law

Management and Professional Experiences
5 -8+ years of experience in a legal position with reputed organizations and NGOs.


Job Requirements

  • Experience in contract and commercial law.
  • Experience reviewing international contracts.
  • Knowledge of the oil and gas sector preferred.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent organization skills needed for managing workload and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to on won initiative.
  • Ability to produce accurate work.
  • Ability to travel to provinces

Job Purpose:

Providing the Company with timely and accurate legal advice on issues relating to the Laws of Afghanistan.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal opinions on points of Afghan law and advising on the minimum liability and legal exposure for the Company
  • Review and provide legal advice on contracts, legal issues, Company policies and ensuring compliance with all statutory requirements in Afghanistan.
  • Update the Legal Manager and top management on changes to the laws and regulations of Afghanistan and implications for the Company
  • Ensure proper drafting of the legal documents and other contractual documents after a full briefing
  • Manage internal and external legal resources in Afghanistan
  • Represent the organization in legal disputes when required to ensure the desired outcome
  • Ensure that the organization complies with the legislation
  • Fill the Company’s legal documents after having them processed and signed by a respective government authority.
  • Review and analyze laws, regulations, and cases related to specific industries such as insurance, banking, or securities trading to advise companies on how to comply with legal requirements.
  • Prepare legal papers and briefs, researching legal issues, and drafting legal documents such as contracts, trusts, and business agreements.
  • Ensure all health and safety practices are followed.  Maintaining a safe work environment for yourself and your colleagues. Identifying and informing the HSE department of any hazards in the workplace. 
  • Complete any other duties or tasks assigned by your Department Manager.

Submission Guideline:

Interested applicants (Afghan National) meeting the above qualifications are requested to submit their applications quoting this Vacancy Announcement Number (AfgChin-Legal-001) along with their curriculum vitae, cover letter, and copy of National ID (Tazkira) to below mentioned email:


Short-listed candidates whose applications respond to the above criteria will be contacted for interview. If you did not receive a response within two weeks after closing date, it means you are not shortlisted.

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