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Legal Advisor - Contracts and Investment

Tehran | Legal | Full-time

With Cafe Bazaar expanding further, matters of legal nature will also increase in size and depth. As a leading player, Cafe Bazaar has a variety of legal requirements to meet. Specifically, there is a wide range of contracts to be signed on a regular basis with domestic as well as international partners and it is crucial that all salient legal aspects are thoroughly considered before a contract is circulated for signature. Beside general transactional matters and accustomed contracts which any company will enter into, we handle a number of acquisition deals from time to time as well, which require detailed shareholding and share purchase agreements as well as other commonly executed deeds.


Responsibilities:

  • Preparing legal documents and contracts in relation to general corporate works and acquisition transactions, especially in English.
  • Drafting and reviewing various corporate legal documents such as confidentiality agreements, memorandums of understanding, and other similar legal documents.
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of regulatory and legal environments, especially in the e-commerce sector.
  • Finding solutions to various transactional problems.
  • Assisting with legal due diligence of potential investment targets.
  • Advising on the legal ramifications of company/asset sales and changing corporate structures.
  • Advising on general and specific compliance-related matters in accordance with international norms and standards.
  • Handling contract negotiations with different counterparties.
  • Working with international attorneys/law firms to seek outside advice when necessary.

Requirements
  • Ability to draft agreements effectively
  • Advanced English skills, especially in writing and reading. Ability to speak effectively
  • Advanced familiarity with the Iranian civil code and commercial code
  • Knowledge of Iran’s startup ecosystem is preferred
  • Strong transaction experience within international schemes
  • Commercial acumen
  • A team-player who can work effectively with colleagues at all levels
  • Project management skills with a meticulous attention to detail; must be able to work both independently and in a team
  • Master’s degree from a top-tier law school; preferably in private law or international trade law
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience as a legal specialist, an in-house advisor or a lawyer in a law firm
Benefits
  • Flexible working hours
  • Appropriate and on-time payment
  • Talented colleagues and interesting work environment
  • Supplementary health insurance
  • Interesting loans to employees
  • Various entertainments such as foosball, table tennis and ...