Career Opportunity  

BRAC’s vision is a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. The organisation was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 and acts as a catalyst, creating opportunities for people to transform their lives. BRAC believes in integrity, inclusiveness, effectiveness, and innovation in all areas of work. BRAC uses an integrated model to change systems of inequity, through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. It operates in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings in 11 countries across Asia and Africa.

BRAC is a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes, and has been ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last four years consecutively by NGO Advisor.

  Position  

Legal Counsel, Land

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Oversee legal issues relating to civil legal matters specially land
  • Oversee and monitor of litigation at District Court, High Court and respective other court, tribunal etc. specially civil issues
  • Provide legal opinion on various legal issues as required especially civil matters.
  • Oversee land survey, registration, land dispute settlement, mutation, vested property and land cases
  • Coordinate with Estate Department regarding land compliance issues and advise accordingly.
  • Provide legal support on land compliance issues as required.
  • Communicate with concerned Department/ Institution of Government in respect of solving various civil/ land related issues
  • Research, review/ vetting and analyze legal documents and provide opinion as required.
  • Monitor special and sensitive compliance issues as required.
  • Research and analyze new and amended law, policy, circular etc. issued by the Govt. and inform the management.
  • Communicate with Legal and Compliance Lawyers working across Bangladesh regarding various civil/ land issues.
  • Provide reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep the management informed and progress of assigned job accordingly
  • Any other task assigned by the authority.
  Requirements  

Educational Requirements:

  • LL.B and LL.M from any recognized UGC approved university with minimum
    all 2nd division/ class or equivalent GPA/ CGPA. Third division/ class or
    CGPA below 2.00 is not acceptable.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 04 years relevant practicing experience in courts or relevant working
    experience in relevant department of other organization.
  Salary and benefits  

Salary Range: Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Contributory Compulsory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health &Life Insurance and others

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

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Last Apply Date: 22/Apr/2019

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