Job Description

DFDL is a leading international law firm specialized in emerging markets with regional legal, tax and investment expertise advisory developed throughout the South and Southeast Asia, and beyond.

With a team of over 150 local and foreign advisers in 9 countries (Cambodia, the Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Bangladesh, Indonesia and the Philippines) including the collaborating firms, we provide unique value propositions and innovative solutions to our clients, with a particular focus on:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Energy, Mining and Infrastructure
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Taxation

Position

We are looking for a Paralegal to support our regional advisers based in Bangkok, Thailand.

Reports to:

Partner, Head of DFDL India Desk, Head of the Regional Banking, Finance and Technology Practice Group & Head of the Indonesia Practice Group

Key external relationships:

Clients, Government Ministries and Business Associations

Key internal relationships:

Partners, Directors, Senior Managers and other staff

Salary range:

Competitive commensurate with experience and qualifications

Position type:

Full Time – Regular

Commencement:

To be agreed

Main duties of the role

  • Preparing affidavits, legal correspondence and other documents for advisers;
  • Preparing briefs, contracts, statements, and other legal documents;
  • Organizing and managing documents, including the creation of spreadsheets and retrieval systems
  • Coordinating the collection, review and production of documents and responding to discovery requests;
  • Researching case-related factual issues using in-house files and outside reference sources;
  • Gathering and analyzing statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, documents and other data;
  • Compiling information and, preparing statistics, charts, graphs and other summaries to detail the findings;
  • Meeting with clients, advisers, and other professionals to talk about case details;
  • Helping prepare for delivery of cases’ outputs by organizing meeting with the clients and assisting with other tasks as needed;
  • Acting as liaison among all parties including clients or other advisers for scheduling and sharing information; and
  • Keeping law library up-to-date by monitoring legal volumes.

Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree;
  • Paralegal certificate from an accredited program preferred, or a combination of education and/or experience;
  • 3-4 years of significant and substantive experience as a paralegal/legal assistant in a law firm setting;
  • Experience drafting and correcting legal briefs;
  • Experience managing medium to large-scale document productions;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Must be able to effectively multi-task, manage time sensitive documents and have exceptional organizational skills in a fast-paced environment;
  • Must be able to function effectively in a busy, team oriented environment.

Contact Details:

Applications should be submitted by email or by hand to:

Ms. Naramul Purarattanapong

DFDL (Thailand) Limited

No. 3, Rajanakarn Building,

AA Floor, South Sathorn Road, Yannawa Sub-District,

Sathorn District, Bangkok Metropolis 10120, Thailand

Email: Careers@dfdl.com

Website: www.dfdl.com


Applications should include a curriculum vitae or resume, accompanied by a covering letter outlining the candidate’s interest in and suitability for the position.

Please note that this position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed and processed on a rolling basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.