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Litigation Lawyer (Makati)

Job Category:

Legal services

Job Level:

Managerial

Open Date:

31-Jan-2019

Location:

CITY OF MAKATI

Close date:

31-Mar-2019

Client Overview:

About Security Bank

We are the Philippines’ largest independent bank, having won countless awards over the years including the most prestigious industry award in both 2015 and 2016—the Bank of the Year – Philippines by The Banker.

We’re changing how people bank. From the moment customers enter our branches to their experience online, we make them feel valued and empowered.

Now, with more than 300 branches spanning the country, BetterBanking has become the gold standard in improving the banking lives of millions of Filipinos. But we’re far from done.

In our constant pursuit of excellence and improvement, we create teams that support our business and each other.

Client Industry:

BANKING

Job Description and Qualification:

Job Summary

Responsible in representing the bank, its officers and employees in court cases filed for and in behalf of and/or against the bank.

 Responsibilities:

  • Initially prepares various pleadings such as but not limited to complaints, answers, motions, memoranda, briefs, petitions, affidavits, opinions and position papers for submission to Litigation and eventual filing in court
  • Attends hearings - preliminary investigations at the fiscal's office, preliminary conferences, pre-trial hearings and trials in the regular courts and conferences and hearings at the Department of Labor, Securities and Exchange Commission  and other administrative and quasi-judicial bodies with respect to cases
  • Makes direct representations and conferences with court and administrative personnel and government officials to be able to follow-up status of cases
  • Supervises the Registration and Enforcement Unit (REU) personnel in assisting the Sheriffs and Police authorities in the actual implementation/enforcement of warrants of arrest, writs of attachments, executions, possessions, injunctions, TRO, etc with respect to assigned cases

Qualifications:

  • Law graduate of a reputable school with good scholastic records
  • Member of the bar of good standing
  • Minimum of 2 years actual trial work
  • Above average written and oral communication skills

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