Head of Legal (24 views)

People’s Leasing and Financial Services Limited (PLFS) is a public listed Non Banking Financial Institution (NBFI) established in 1996 under Companies Act-1994 and within the ambit of Financial Institutions Act-1993.

To meet the company’s present need we are looking for experienced, energetic, result oriented and self motivated candidate to serve the company.

Duties

  • To manage and supervise the legal department effectively & efficiently.

  • To provide legal opinion to various operational departments of the Company related to legal issues arising in the performance of their activities.

  • To respond to the legal notices served on the Company

  • To draft and send legal notices on behalf of the Company

  • To draft and/or review all legal documentation related to the Company’s activities

  • To manage and conduct the Company’s litigation by filing appropriate pleadings and appearing before the relevant Courts.

  • To maintain computerized database of cases filed by/against the Company

  • To monitor pending court cases and take necessary steps.

  • To liaise and build relationships with lawyers, various government departments, ministries, banks and other financial institutions.

  • To obtain expert opinion from specialist lawyers, retainers and panel lawyers on different legal matters relating to various cases of the Company

  • To scrutinize the bills of advocates related to the Company’s cases/legal issues and arrange for payment.

  • To assist the management in enlisting panel lawyers

  • To assist the management in engaging external counsels for various legal issues

  • To strictly follow all instructions given by the Management

  • Any other job assigned by the Management from time to time.

Education

  • LLB (Hons) and LLM from a reputed University in Bangladesh or abroad (mandatory)

  • Enrolled as an Advocate on the Roll of the Bangladesh Bar Council (mandatory)

  • Permission to practise in the High Court Division, Supreme Court of Bangladesh (preferable

  • Preferable-This requirement may be relaxed if candidate found to be otherwise qualified.

Experience

  • At least 12 years

Additional Requirements

  • Age at most 35 years
  • Minimum 12 years work experience in the Legal department of any Bank and/or NBFI. (preferable)

  • Reasonable knowledge about conducting cases under Artha Rin Adalat Ain, 2003, Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Companies Act, 1994 and Article 102 of the Constitution of Bangladesh. (mandatory)

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and Leadership skills.

  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Bengali

  • Able to excel in high-pressure situations.

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Mobile bill, Insurance, LFA

  • Salary Review: Yearly

  • Festival Bonus: 2

  • Boishakhi Bonus: 1

Application Deadline: 15 July 2024

Please do not apply if you do not meet the above criteria.

Only the suitable candidate may be offered the job. For further details please visit www.plfsbd.com