Main Responsibilities

The Ho Chi Minh office of Baker McKenzie is seeking a Junior/ Mid-level associate attorney for its Employment & Labor practice group, focusing on workplace conduct investigations. The positions will provide hands-on support and manage intellectually challenging, high stakes and complex legal matters.

About The Team

This role will report to the Principal of ELG.

This role will have no direct reports.

The key relationships of this role are with the following:

  • Principles
  • Partners
  • Special Counsels
  • Associates

About The Candidate

Key Skills and Experience Required

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate all or the majority of the following:

  • At least 2-4 years of experience, with strong academic credentials
  • Must be a qualified lawyer in Vietnam or in another jurisdiction
  • Experience in or have great interests in employment and labor law matters, both advisory and contentious, in a law firm, consultancy or in-house environment
  • Experience in handling employee investigations, whistle-blower complaints and labor audits would be an advantage.
  • 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 welcomed to apply.
  • Preferences would be given to Vietnamese lawyers who have obtained law degrees abroad

About Baker McKenzie Vietnam

We are different from other law firms in the way we think, work and behave. Global in our outlook from the beginning, for 10 consecutive years we have been named as the world's strongest law firm brand by Acritas, underlining our dedication to being the best. Baker McKenzie helps clients overcome the challenges of competing in the global economy. We solve complex legal problems across borders and practice areas. Our unique culture, developed over 70 years, enables our 13,000 people to understand local markets and navigate multiple jurisdictions, working together as trusted colleagues and friends to instill confidence in our clients.

Consistently recognized as the largest and most experienced international law firm in Vietnam for over 27 years. Our team of more than 50 lawyers has the deep local roots and integrated global reach to help clients solve complex legal problems across borders and practice areas seamlessly. A key strength of our Firm is our ahead of the curve knowledge of the changing local regulations and market dynamics. We encourage the best people - regardless of race, religion or belief if any, gender, gender, identity, disability, sexual orientation or age - to fulfil their professional aspirations with us.