About Baker McKenzie

At Baker McKenzie, we are different from other law firms in the way we think, work and behave. With more than 6,000 locally admitted lawyers and more than 5,800 business service professionals in 78 offices worldwide, we have a passionately collaborative community of 60 nationalities and are committed to world-class career development to everyone in every job at every level. Baker McKenzie can offer you both the uncompromising commitment to excellence expected of a top firm and a distinctive way of thinking, working and behaving - as a passionately global and genuinely collaborative firm.
We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all. Our unique international culture is reflected in the drawing together of a worldwide family of individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds in all of our offices. We encourage the best people -- regardless of race, religion or belief if any, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation or age -- to fulfil their professional aspirations with us.

About the role

We are seeking qualified Junior/ Mid-Level/ Senior Associate(s) to join our diverse and leading Employment & Labor practice group. The position will be preferably based in Hanoi, however basing in Ho Chi Minh City is also possible. The position will provide hands-on support and manage highly intellectually challenging and interesting legal assignments, including advisory, contentious, HR and compliance investigation, high stakes and complex legal matters.

This position will report directly to the Head of Employment & Labor Practice Group in Vietnam.

Technical skills, qualifications and experience

The ideal candidate will possess the following experience and traits:

  • Must be a qualified lawyer in Vietnam or in another jurisdiction with at least 3 - 5 years of post-qualification experience;
  • Experience in handling complex employment law matters, both advisory and contentious, in a law firm, consultancy or in-house environment;
  • Experience in handling employee and compliance investigations, whistle-blower complaints, labour audits;
  • Aptitude and interest in business development and promotional work;
  • Excellent proficiency in English;
  • Ability to function smoothly in a global team environment with culturally diverse team members;
  • Both foreign and Vietnamese lawyers are encouraged to apply;
  • Admission to practice in Vietnam and another jurisdiction, or ability in other foreign languages other than English would be an advantage.

How to apply
If you are self-motivated and excited by the career opportunity that a global law firm can offer, we would like to hear from you. Please click on the Apply icon to start the online application process for this role or send your application to