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Legal Associate

Job Title: Legal Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 937
Contact Name: Ahmed Tahir
Job Published: 28 days ago

Job Description

MSELECT is currently looking for a for a Legal Associate for an international Business Consultancy firm. The successful candidate will work in Iraq, Erbil. 3 years of international experience is required with fluency in English Kurdish, and Arabic.


Position main duties:

  • The candidate is expected to perform as a dedicated international legal consultant for  U.S. and international clients dealing with international contracts and Iraqi legal requirements daily
  • Reviewing, analyzing and drafting commercial contracts
  • Engage with foreign government officials and international companies with impeccable courtesy and professionalism; former law firm



  • Bachelor's degree or Master of Law
  • Preferred to have any degree from UK.
  • Certificates from UK for practice and training in law
  • Preferred to have work experience in UK


Organizational skills

  • Proficient in working effectively in a fast-paced environment while making multiple tasks at a time
  • Time management and task prioritization
  • Proven front desk handling skills, demonstrated ability to handle phone calls and correspondence effectively


Computer skills

  • Demonstrated skills in computer maintenance and basic troubleshooting
  • Skilled in data entry and data processing
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office
  • Skills with Mac computer


Communication skills

  • Expert in maintaining productive written correspondence with clients
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient In the study of the company's affairs and customers
  • Strength of performance in giving legal opinions


Interpersonal Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to build report quickly
  • Customer oriented attitude towards work with profound ability to interact effectively with others
  • Good attention to detail with ability to develop time-lined project blueprints
  • Proven ability to comprehend and follow instructions accurately



  • The candidate also needs to be fluent in English, Kurdish and Arabic

Only applicants meeting the criteria above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.