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Legal Counsel to the Office of the President

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Office of the President, Republic of Palau


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Published 16 days ago

March 1, 2021

The Office of the President of the Republic of Palau is seeking a qualified legal counsel to advise and assist the President with domestic and international legal issues. The President's legal counsel is expected to work with a wide variety of stakeholders and organizations, and to perform all legal work necessary to accomplish the President’s priorities, goals, and objectives. Travel to meetings and conferences outside of Palau may be required.

Must possess a Juris Doctor from an accredited law school and be admitted to, and in good standing with, the Bar of the Republic of Palau or the Bar of a United States jurisdiction. 

This position requires:

·        A strong work ethic;

·        The ability to perform under pressure;

·        The ability to adapt to rapidly-changing circumstances and unpredictable events;

·        Excellent research and writing skills;

·        A general understanding of a variety of different legal and policy issues;

·        The ability to learn quickly; and

·        The ability to adapt to life in a small and very isolated developing country.

 Serious candidates should have:

·        A strong grasp of legal fundamentals;

·        A proven ability to manage a broad variety of legal issues; and

·        A demonstrable familiarity with international law.

 Prior experience as general or in-house counsel, prior experience managing a broad legal portfolio, or prior experience in a national political office would be strongly preferred.

The Office of the President of the Republic of Palau is seeking a qualified legal counsel to advise and assist the President with domestic and international legal issues. The President's legal counsel is expected to work with a wide variety…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • J.D. Required
  • Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

English fluency is required.

English fluency is required.

Location

PO Box 6051, Koror 96940, PW

How to Apply

Interested attorneys should submit a cover letter and resume.

Interested attorneys should submit a cover letter and resume.

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